Klopp expects Alisson to miss two weeks with hamstring injury. Jurgen Klopp expects Alisson to miss fourteen days with hamstring injury in most recent blow as Adrian and Caoimhin Kelleher go after the gloves in front of Liverpool’s gathering with Wolves
- Jurgen Klopp believes Alisson Becker will miss 10-14 days with his injury
- Brazilian goalkeeper felt a hamstring tweak during the draw against Brighton
- Caoimhin Kelleher deputised during Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over Ajax
- The 22-year-old Irishman and Adrian will compete to be picked for Wolves match
- Alisson may also miss matches against Midtjylland and Fulham in next fortnight
Alisson Becker will be sidelined for as long as about fourteen days with a hamstring injury with the Brazilian goalkeeper liable to miss games against Wolves, Midtjylland and Fulham.
Alisson felt his hamstring during Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Brighton on Saturday and was supplanted by 22-year-old Caoimhin Kelleher for Tuesday night’s 1-0 success over Ajax in the Champions League.
Kelleher delivered a fine execution, including an essential reflex spare to deny Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as Liverpool booked their position in the knockout rounds.
What’s more, chief Jurgen Klopp gave a report on the degree of Alisson’s physical issue, accentuating it was a physical issue and not a Covid-19 disease or disconnection.
He told BT Sport: ‘Along these lines, it’s not Covid, I believe it’s something we need to make reference to when it’s not the situation – and it’s not the situation.
‘He let us know after the last game that he felt in the 60th, 70th moment his hamstring. [We] did a sweep, it’s somewhat one yet enough for now and presumably for one more week.
‘We don’t know precisely, we need to stand by and I’ve never found out about a hamstring that is just four or five days, so 10-14 days I think.’
Klopp sprung an astonishment by preferring Kelleher, who had just recently shown up for the club, all in the FA Cup or EFL Cup, in front of Adrian.
Furthermore, after a spotless sheet, Klopp was brimming with acclaim for the Irishman: ‘I truly think Adrian has made a phenomenal showing for us, he kept a ton of clean sheets, played all over.
‘In any case, presently we required the regular football playing capacity of Caoimhin Kelleher.
‘He is an extraordinary shot-plug too. We settled on that choice however never know how they will adapt. I am truly content with how quiet he was and how acceptable he was.
‘Eventually, it is tied in with keeping the ball out of the net and he did that twice and he did that in an uncommon way. He will either rest truly well this evening or not in the least.’
Liverpool have Wolves in the Premier League on Sunday night and afterward close their Champions League bunch crusade with an excursion to Denmark to play Midtjylland next Wednesday.