Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Naby Keita has returned to coaching, with Alisson making ‘big progress’ ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Chelsea.
Alisson sustained a calf injury in Liverpool’s opening match of the Premier League season in opposition to Norwich and summer season signing Adrian has are available to switch the 26-year-old goalkeeper.
The Brazilian has been working with goalkeeper coach John Achterberg at Melwood however is but to return to full coaching and stays a serious doubt for this weekend’s journey to Stamford Bridge.
Keita, who has been out of motion for the reason that Community Shield with a hip injury, has joined his team-mates in coaching.
Asked about Liverpool’s injury issues, Klopp replied: ‘Naby Keita is again in coaching with the crew. Today is first time with the crew.
‘Alisson making massive progress. A correct session yesterday with John Achterberg. Not in crew coaching but, and we take it day-to-day. We will see.
‘It’s too early to say. The medical division will inform me.’
Though Klopp refused to rule Divock Origi out of Liverpool’s clash with Chelsea, he admitted it was ‘unlikely’ the Belgian would function.
Klopp has not been shocked by Frank Lampard’s promising begin as Chelsea supervisor after the ‘outstanding job’ he did at Derby final time period.
‘They’re a extremely thrilling soccer crew, younger and good,’ the German mentioned.
‘It’s not a shock, it’s the reality Frank did an excellent job at Derby and he is doing it at Chelsea.
‘He is a really good manager but it is a difficult league and we have to prove our quality.’