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JUST IN: Jurgen Klopp rules TWO (2) key PLAYERS out of the Community Shield clash against Man City

First choice goalkeeperAlisson & Diogo Jota will sit out of the team’s Community Shield clash against Premier League Champions, Manchester City at the King Power Stadium as they continue to recuperate from injuries.

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Portugal international, Diogo Jota suffered a thigh injury during a preseason training & the manager Jurgen Klopp didn’t provide a likely comeback date,

 

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However, Alisson Becker, who suffered an abdominal problem will be ready to feature in the first game of the season according to Klopp.

“Today Alisson trained more than he did yesterday. He won’t be ready for the weekend, but should be fit & back for Fulham (on August 6).

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Sadly, Diogo, it will take some time ” the German tactician told the media ahead of the game against Pep Guardiola’s City.

 

Adrian is likely to start in goal for the Merseyside outfit against the Citizens since backup shot stopper, Caoimhin Kelleher is also out due to injury.

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Roberto Firmino is in Klopp’s plans, the German coach confirmed, as Elite teams are interested in securing the services of Brazil Superstar, who is in the last year of his existing deal.

 

“Bobby is the heart and soul of this team, I’m pleased that he has trained with us so far, His talent is beyond question in my opinion. For us, he is crucial.”

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