Liverpool club is evaluating the fitness of its Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, and the heart of his Dutch defender, Virgil van Dijk, on the eve of facing Southampton in the English Premier League, according to his German coach, Jurgen Klopp.
The red team must win to keep the hope of winning the Premier League title, and keep its hopes of achieving a historic quartet in England, after winning the League Cup and the Local Cup, knowing that it reached the Champions League final, where it meets Real Madrid at the end of this month in Paris.
Liverpool breathed a sigh of relief, after leaders Manchester City fell in a draw at West Ham 2-2 on Sunday, so the difference became four points with a game less for Liverpool, who visit Southampton on Tuesday in the penultimate 37th stage.
The last stage will be held next Sunday, where Liverpool plays its guest Wolverhampton and Manchester City receives Aston Villa, knowing that the difference is currently in favor of City (+7).
Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties on Saturday, winning the prestigious Cup, their second this season.
But Klopp is awaiting the extent of the injury of Salah and his defense pole, Van Dyck, who came out of the Wembley Stadium match, as he told reporters on Monday: This process is not over yet, because we played 120 minutes two days ago. So I have to make a lot of decisions when the guys come back today. Then we’ll adopt the squad, but we’ll see who can help. The last thirty minutes at Wembley made the difference.
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