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Jurgen Klopp reveals three Liverpool players had knocks after Arsenal

Jurgen Klopp reveals three Liverpool players had knocks after Arsenal

Liverpool vs Brentford

Liverpool will return to Premier League action on Sunday when they play host to Brentford.

Despite being halfway through January, Jurgen Klopp and co. are yet to be forced to play a league game without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane this season.

The first outing which the Reds were forced to navigate without the duo was an FA Cup tie vs League One outfit Shrewsbury, which they dominated.

However, on Thursday, Liverpool took on Arsenal in the first of two League Cup semi-final legs.

And, despite having the man advantage for close to 70 minutes, the Merseysiders were unable to score, forced to settle for a 0-0 draw.

So, though Brentford are not in great form – the Bees sit 13th in the league and have conceded 30 goals this term – it will be interesting to see if Liverpool’s makeshift attack can get the job on this occasion.

Should they win, Liverpool are guaranteed to make up some ground on their title rivals as Manchester City and Chelsea are too set to face off this weekend.

Jurgen Klopp reveals three Liverpool players had knocks after Arsenal

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the UEFA Champions League match at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium, Madrid. Picture date: Tuesday April 6, 2021. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/PA Images via Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp confirms trio of Liverpool knocks

Before facing Brentford, Jurgen Klopp would speak to the press on Friday.

When doing so, the German confirmed that Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and James Milner all picked up knocks against Arsenal.

However, crucially, he added that the medical team assured that all are fine, and should be available to feature this weekend:

“As far as I know, no new real injuries. Knocks last night, Virg, Robbo, Milly, but directly after the game, medical team said all are fine. We will see. No ‘injuries’ so far. Same squad available.”

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 3 33
7 Manchester United 20 3 32
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 21 -9 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Watford FC 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6