The Liverpool manager loses the clash with Chelsea due to COVID-19

The English Premier League has said that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will miss his side’s game against host Chelsea after a suspected positive result. Assistant coach Pippin Leanders will lead the team at Stamford Bridge in absence of Klopp, who entered in self-isolation after showing moderate symptoms. “The first team examination showed no new positive champions, with the exception of the three cases that Klopp announced on Friday night,” Liverpool said. in a note. “Samples from three training staff members arrived with suspected positive results,” he added. Yesterday, Friday, Klopp announced that three players, in addition to members of the coaching staff, had contracted the infection and added that it was too early to ask for the match to be postponed. The League has postponed 18 games, including Liverpool’s match against Leeds United on 26 December, since last month due to the outbreak of the Corona virus and injuries to the club. club. Virgil van Dijk, Thiago Alcantara, Fabinho and Curtis Jones all lost Liverpool to Corona. The quartet returned to training early last week. Liverpool are third with 41 points in 18 games, one point behind Chelsea, who played 19 games. (Reuters)

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