According to a Mirror report, the aforementioned players were not seen at Wednesday’s training session. Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to have his best players available for the match as Manchester United seem to be in a consistent run taking them to the top of the league table.
Matip who is another option in the centre back position has also been unfit. He missed the match against Southampton last week as well. Liverpool had to rely on midfielders Jordan Henderson and Fabinho to fill their central defending positions.
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Also, with Keita missing, if Henderson and Fabinho drop back, Klopp will be looking for more options in the midfield. Meanwhile, Manchester United are actually waxing stronger than ever before. They have won four of their last five games and drawn one.
When compared to Liverpool’s recent form of one loss, two draws and two wins, it seems they have a chance of further extending their lead at the top of the Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp has said that his players must complete two training sessions to be picked for matchday. Thus, both Keita and Matip will have to speed up their recovery if they are to feature.
With no Matip in training is Jurgen going to have to get creative in defence for the visit of Manchester United? ? pic.twitter.com/khKJtNtU1I
— Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) January 14, 2021
Both of them have been missing in action since late last December. As for Keita, there is news that he is engaged in personal individual training. He may just be ready in time for the Manchester United.