Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said there was a possibility that Mohamed Salah could play in the match against Arsenal , Thursday (17/03/2022)
Liverpool will face Arsenal in the postponed match week 27 of the Premier League 2021-22 at the Emirates Stadium. Unfortunately ahead of the match, the Reds were made to sweat.
This has to do with their superstar, Mohamed Salah. Previously, Salah appeared to have a problem with his foot during the match against Brighton.
Salah then missed training on Monday morning local time. He also doubts will be able to play against Arsenal.
Klopp Says About Salah
Ahead of the Arsenal vs Liverpool duel, Jurgen Klopp gave an update regarding Mohamed Salah’s condition. He said there is a chance that Salah will be able to play at the Gunners headquarters later because he can train again.
“It seems so,” replied Klopp when asked if Salah could play against Arsenal, via Liverpool’s official website.
Swelling, pain, yesterday a little swelling, the pain is reduced,” he explained.
“Now I got a message before the press conference that Mo is ready to train and we’ll see how he looks,” said Klopp.
Konate Main, Tsimikas and Milner Absen
In addition, Jurgen Klopp also provided the latest conditions regarding Ibrahima Konate. The young defender previously missed two Liverpool matches.
Now Konate is fit and can play again. Meanwhile, James Milner and Kostas Tsimikas will miss the match against Arsenal due to illness.
“Ibou is back. Millie and Kostas, I understand at the moment, out and that’s it,” Klopp said
Ahead of Arsenal vs Liverpool in the Premier League 2021-2022: The Reds Are Threatened Without Mohamed Salah
The 27th week of the postponed Premier League 2021-2022 match between Arsenal vs Liverpool will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in the early hours of WIB. Ahead of the match, the Reds (Liverpool’s nickname) are expected to be without Mohamed Salah when they travel to the Emirates Stadium.
As is known, Moahamed Salah was withdrawn shortly after scoring the second goal for Liverpool in the match against Brighton & Hove Albion, Saturday 12 March 2022 ago. After the match ended 2-0 for Liverpool, the coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed that Mohamed Salah only suffered a minor injury.
However, Mohamed Salah was not seen at Liverpool’s training session in Kirkby, Monday 14 March 2022. As reported by Goal International, Mohamed Salah is expected to miss the match against Arsenal.
It was a crushing blow for the Reds. The reason is, they have a mission to stick closely to Manchester City, who is now at the top of the 2021-2022 Premier League standings . Moreover, the team made by Josep Guardiola failed to win over Crystal Palace.
Of course, it became the momentum for the Reds to cut the distance between the points with Manchester City. If managed to win over Arsenal, Liverpool are only one point adrift of Manchester City.
Despite the threat of not being strengthened by Mohamed Salah, Jurgen Klopp still has a replacement front line. Trisula, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota could be options for Jurgen Klopp in attack.
In addition, Roberto Firmino has been declared recovered from a hamstring injury. While Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino are also available, although they did not appear in the Liverpool squad when they beat Brighton last weekend.