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Jurgen Klopp provides Jota and Fabinho with news ahead of Liverpool vs. Chelsea


Jurgen Klopp provides Jota & Fabinho updates ahead of Liverpool’s meeting with Chelsea

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has shared information on the fitness of both Diogo Jota and Fabinho following his team's victory over Sheffield United.

Jones on target

Not long ago, the Reds came to Bramall Lane to play their last Premier League match.

Jurgen Klopp's players, of course, entered the process in a terrible home environment, because of which they were defeated by the quartet in the last couple of weeks.

However, after West Ham and Chelsea had already lost points this weekend, Liverpool knew they would move two points from the top four after a recovery this evening.

And, apparently, this is exactly what the champions succeeded in.

After a goalless first half, during which guests had to open an account more than once, Curtis Jones finally broke the deadlock shortly after the break:

And 15 minutes later, there was a killer goal in the game, when Keane Brian parried a blow from Roberto Firmino in the face:

Red last

Meanwhile, amid a generally encouraging 90 minutes for his team, Jurgen Klopp also delivered some positive news to Liverpool fans about the full blown whistle at Bramall Lane.

This came in the form of fitness updates for both Diogo Jota and Fabinho.

Both players have been on the sidelines for some time now, and the former was actually determined to return to the fight tonight, only to get sick ahead of the clash.

Klopp, however, expressed hope in a post-match interview that Jota and Fabinho will likely return for the pick on Thursday night when Liverpool welcomes Chelsea to Anfield:

While Klopp insisted that Liverpool stay, Herman tipped for a job in the country as Gerrard could bring Anfield back.

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This article has been edited by Josh Barker .

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# Team MP D NS
1 Manchester city 26 36 62
2 Manchester United 25 21 years 49
3 Leicester City 26 15 49
4 West Ham United 26 9 45
5 Chelsea 25 16 43 years old
6 Liverpool 25 11 40
7 Everton 24 4 40
8 Tottenham Hotspur 25 14 39
9 Aston Villa 24 12 39
10 Arsenal FC 26 7 37
11 Leeds United 26 -1 35 year
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 26 -6 34
13 Crystal palace 26 -14 33
14 Southampton 25 -12 30
15 Burnley 26 -16 28
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 26 -7 26
17 Newcastle United 26 -17 26
18 Fulham FC 26 -11 23
19 West Bromwich Albion 26 -35 17
20 Sheffield United 25 -26 11
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