Liverpool’s Covid crisis deepens as assistant boss Lijnders tests positive

London – Supervisor Jurgen Klopp and also 3 gamers– Alisson Becker, Joel Matip and also Roberto Firmino– are currently separating

Liverpool aide supervisor Pep Lijnders has actually come to be the most recent participant of the club team to examine favorable for coronavirus, tossing Thursday’s Organization Mug semifinal at Toolbox right into additional uncertainty.

With supervisor Jurgen Klopp and also 3 gamers– Alisson Becker, Joel Matip and also Roberto Firmino– currently separating, Lijnders, that organized the group for Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Chelsea, videotaped a favorable examination late on Tuesday.

That desired Liverpool had actually made an entry to the English Football Organization to hold off the first-leg clash at the Emirates complying with even more favorable situations amongst the team and also various other gamer schedule concerns connected to health problem and also injury.

The club have actually terminated Wednesday’s pre-match interview, at which Lijnders resulted from talk.

Liverpool are likewise missing out on Thiago Alcantara, Takumi Minamino, Nat Phillips and also Harvey Elliott with injury, while Mohamed Salah, Sadio Hair and also Naby Keita are currently on Africa Mug of Nations responsibility.

A Liverpool declaration on Wednesday stated: “Lijnders’ examination outcome is available in enhancement to a variety of believed favorable situations amongst gamers and also football team videotaped previously on Tuesday, which compelled the termination of the day’s arranged training session.

” As an outcome of the episode and also the suspension of prep work, along with various other health problems and also injuries videotaped within the team, the club sent an application to the EFL for the post ponement of Thursday’s connection with Toolbox, with the information of Lijnders’ favorable outcome following the demand was lodged.

” The end result of this application is still pending.”

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