15 Apr 2017

Blow for Klopp: 'Magnificent' €55m Liverpool star misses training. Out of West Brom game?

Have Liverpool picked up yet another injury ahead of tomorrow's Premier League clash with West Brom?

The Reds are already missing injured trio Adam Lallana, Sadio Mane, and Jordan Henderson, and it looks like Brazilian attacker Roberto Firmino may also be carrying a knock.

Firmino missed full training on Friday, and was only fit enough to do some light jogging, which suggests there's an issue.

According to the Liverpool Echo:

"Roberto Firmino...jogged round the outside of the pitches with a fitness coach in trainers before speaking with Klopp and head of fitness Andreas Kornmayer".

The good news is that Liverpool have ample cover if Firmino is forced to sit out Sunday's game.

* Divock Origi has contributed four goals/assists in his last six games.

* Daniel Sturridge is back in the fold after a length injury absence.

Sturridge looked sharp against Stoke, and he's successfully trained every day this week, so if the need arises, he is surely fit enough to start tomorrow's game.

Possible lineup without Firmino:

---------- Mignolet
Clyne - Lovren - Matip - Milner
---- Can --- Lucas -- Wijnaldum
-- Origi - Sturridge - Coutinho

OR with 3 at the back:

---------- Mignolet
--- Lovren - Matip - Klavan
Clyne ---------------- Milner
---------- Can - Wijnaldum
Origi -------------- Coutinho
--------- Sturridge

* Firmino: €55m-rated (CIES). Hailed as 'magnificent' by Phil Thompson.


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