Why Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joel Matip will miss Liverpool’s Champions League clash against Genk

Trent Alexander-Arnold has been ruled out of Liverpool's Champions League clash against Genk
has been dominated out of Liverpool’s clash against Genk (Picture: Getty

Jurgen Klopp has defined why Liverpool pair Trent Alexander-Arnold and have missed Liverpool’s Champions League journey to Genk.

The leaders, who drew 1-1 with Manchester United on Sunday, journey to Belgium to face Genk on Wednesday night.

But Klopp will be with out England proper again Alexander-Arnold, who’s in poor health, and centre again Matip, who’s nursing a sore knee.

‘Trent is ill and Joel is not ready,’ Klopp advised Liverpool’s official web site.



‘It is just a bit factor which often settles within the two weeks [Matip] had; it did, however then it got here up after the United recreation and so now we simply have to ensure this time it settles lastly.

‘That’s all. It is just not a large harm, it’s only a bit annoying for him and he can’t do it [face Genk].

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has also missed the trip to Belgium
Liverpool defender Joel Matip has additionally missed the journey to Belgium (Picture: Getty)

‘Trent got ill overnight; hopefully he can recover quickly, but for tomorrow there was no chance.’

missed Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford however resumed full coaching on Tuesday and is in competition to face Genk.

‘It’s completely good to have him again,’ Klopp added. ‘The squad is cool, it’s squad, every little thing is OK, however that’s all.’

Klopp additionally supplied an replace on , who has not featured for Liverpool since final month after injuring his calf.

‘It’s simply taken just a little bit longer, that’s how it’s,’ Klopp stated. ‘We anticipated him to be again this week, however now he is just not right here clearly so we will see when he may be again.

‘It’s a very particular factor for him. It is just not a giant factor, it simply takes just a little bit longer than we anticipated and that’s all.’

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