Jurgen Klopp confirms Liverpool injury concerns for 2 players ahead of Aston Villa clash

Liverpool suffered an injury blow, with Diogo Jota suspected in the Premier League clash with Aston Villa. The Red Devils will also be without Nat Phillips after the defender broke his cheekbone in midweek.

Steven Gerrard returned to Anfield, but for the first time as a manager of a Premier League club. Liverpool fans will be delighted to see their legend manage in the Premier League, but Jurgen Klopp would love to spoil the party for the Anfield hero.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference against Aston Villa, the Liverpool boss gave an update on his team’s injury problems. On Diogo Jota, he said:

“Diogo felt something after the last game in the Premier League, and he hasn’t trained yet. We’ll see, maybe he can train today and then he’s an option and if not, then no.”

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Jurgen Klopp didn’t add much on Nat Phillips, but Liverpool provided an update on Their website and talk:

“Liverpool will be without the services of Nathaniel Phillips for a number of weeks after the defender suffered a broken cheekbone. The centre-back addressed the issue in Tuesday’s 2-1 win over AC Milan at the San Siro in a match. The club’s medical team further confirmed the fracture, although Phillips did not require surgery. with a personal training plan until then.”

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Meanwhile, Aston Villa have Danny Ings back from injury while Matt Targett and Morgan Sanson have also trained ahead of the Liverpool game. Gerrard told the media ahead of the clash with Liverpool:

“We’ve got Danny Ings back, which is a real positive. Matty Targett has been training all week. He’s ready to go. Danny also trains, but we obviously have to really respect it. It’s important where he’s come back from. previous injury. But he’s been training the past two sessions and looks very good, so he’ll be back in the team.”

Liverpool are aiming to overtake Manchester City and top the Premier League table, while Aston Villa are looking to squeeze into the top 10.

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