Thiago Alcantara and Naby Keita of Liverpool during a training session at AXA Training Centre on August 11, 2021 in Kirkby, England.
Thiago is expected to be out until after the next international break while Keita is also a doubt for Tuesday 28 September’s Champions League fixture against Porto. The Guinean was taken off at half-time of Liverpool’s Carabao Cup win against Norwich, though Jurgen Klopp emphasised that he believed the injury issue to be “nothing serious”.
Liverpool have suffered a double injury blow with midfielders Thiago Alcantara and Naby Keita both ruled out for their clash with Brentford.Jurgen Klopp’s side travel to London hoping to keep up an unbeaten start to the Premier League season that sees them level on points with Chelsea and Manchester United at the top of the table
Klopp revealed that Thiago is expected to be out beyond the next international break, while Keita is also a doubt for Tuesday 28 September’s Champions League trip to Porto. It’s not 100 per cent clear when Thiago will be back,” Klopp explained ahead of his side’s visit to the Brentford Community Stadium.
The Guinean failed to re-emerge after the half-time interval.His manager stressed that while the injury was not major, Keita may also miss a tricky visit to Portugal.Klopp said: “[It’s] nothing really serious, but it keeps him out of the next game for sure – and maybe a little bit longer, we have to see.
That happens throughout a season and hopefully when they come back then that’s it and they can play the rest of the season, that would be extremely helpful.”