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Klopp confirms Diogo Jota out of World Cup with “serious” injury

Klopp confirms Diogo Jota out of World Cup with “serious” injury

Premier League
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Diogo Jota will miss the World Cup with Portugal due to a calf injury. The 25-year-old was forced off in the closing stages of Liverpool’s 1-0 victory over Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jota was forced to leave the pitch on a stretcher and subsequent tests have confirmed that his calf injury will rule him out of Portugal’s World Cup campaign in Qatar, which starts next month. ‘Really not good news about Diogo, yes, he will miss the World Cup,’ Klopp said on Tuesday. ‘Pretty serious injury in the calf muscle. And now the recovery starts, all of the process starts, that’s it pretty much. That’s the first diagnosis which was pretty clear, all the rest will no...
Diogo Jota, Alisson & Fabinho back in Liverpool training ahead of Chelsea clash

Diogo Jota, Alisson & Fabinho back in Liverpool training ahead of Chelsea clash

Premier League
Alisson Becker, Diogo Jota and Fabinho have all returned to training ahead of Liverpool’s Premier League game with Chelsea on Thursday. The Brazilian goalkeeper was absent for Liverpool’s 2-0 victory over Sheffield United on Sunday after the death of his father, Jose Becker, last week. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jota, meanwhile, has been out of football action since he suffered a knee injury during the Champions League clash against Midtjylland on December 9. The Portuguese attacker has now recovered from his knee problem but missed the win over Sheffield at the weekend due to illness. Fabinho had trained with Liverpool last week having been out of the team through injury since the 4-1 defeat to Manchester City in February. At the weekend, Jurg...
Diogo Jota ruled out for two months with knee injury as Liverpool suffer another blow

Diogo Jota ruled out for two months with knee injury as Liverpool suffer another blow

Premier League
Liverpool have been hit by another huge injury blow after in-form striker Diego Jota was ruled out for two months with a knee injury. Jota, who has been outstanding for the Reds since his £41m arrival from Wolves, sustained an injury during their Champions League draw with Midtjylland on Wednesday night. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); And Liverpool now fear the player will be out of action until February after he underwent scans to assess the damage. The 24-year-old has scored nine goals in 17 matches for Liverpool and is currently putting Roberto Firmino under pressure for his place in Klopp's team. The Premier League side manager has lost a number of players – which includes Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez with long-term injuries. Liverpool face Fu...
Carragher calls on Jurgen Klopp to drop Roberto Firmino for Diogo Jota

Carragher calls on Jurgen Klopp to drop Roberto Firmino for Diogo Jota

Premier League
Jamie Carragher says Roberto Firmino would not be his first choice Liverpool forward right now and the former Reds defender has called on Klopp to drop him for Diogo Jota. Much has been said of Firmino's struggles this campaign but Carragher feels his poor form, majorly at Anfield last season as they won their first League title in 30 years, was actually 'masked'. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jota, has been outstanding and while Klopp played all four attackers - with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah included out wide - against City, Carragher says dropping Firmino is the best decision moving forward. 'Mane-Jota-Salah,' Carragher told talkSPORT, without hesitation, when asked about the attack he would choose if he was the Liverpool manager. 'Firmino isn'...
Liverpool sign Diogo Jota for £45m from Wolves on a five-year deal

Liverpool sign Diogo Jota for £45m from Wolves on a five-year deal

Premier League
Liverpool have completed a £45 million deal to sign Diogo Jota from Wolverhampton Wanderers, according to the Athletic. The Portugal international has already signed a five-year deal. An initial fee of £41m will eventually rise to £45m depending on appearances and team success in the League and Champions League. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); And Dutch star Ki-Jana Hoever is going in the opposite direction in a deal worth £13.5m — £9m guaranteed and £4.5m in add-ons. Liverpool have also negotiated a 15 per cent sell-on clause in the deal. Initial reports claimed the transfer could be worth around £35 million but Wolves have secured more for one of their most prized assets. The Portugal international will sign a contract that will keep him at the club ...
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