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Virgil van Dijk
Jurgen Klopp has challenged Liverpool to salvage their troubled Premier League season with a late bid to finish in the top four.
Van Dijk has missed the majority of Liverpool's 2020-21 campaign with a serious knee injury, and has only recently been able to return to the training pitch for light individual sessions.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says it is unlikely centre-backs Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez will be fit for this summer's European Championship.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes a change of competition will give his side a break from their wretched Premier League form that has put their chances of a top-four finish in jeopardy.
Mohamed Salah’s angry shake of the head after being substituted in Liverpool’s defeat to Chelsea was symbolic of the champions’ intense frustration as their season unravels.
The 20-year-old has not made an ideal start to life in the Premier League. His debut came against Leicester City, where his mix up with goalkeeper Alisson allowed Jamie Vardy to tap home to put the Foxes 2-1 ahead late on.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the reigning Premier League champions will have achieved something significant this season if they can finish in the top four.
Jurgen Klopp said on Friday Liverpool will not have revenge on their minds when they face Everton this weekend for the first time since Virgil van Dijk suffered a serious knee injury.
The 28-year-old has faced scrutiny after two clearances resulted in goals for Manchester City as they beat the Reds 4-1. He slipped up again last week when he rushed out to clear the ball and missed, allowing Jamie Vardy to put Leicester in the lead as they went on to beat the reigning champions 3-1.
Van Hanegem continued, “If things go smoothly, believe me, a lot of people could be Liverpool’s coaches. Or at Manchester City. Or name a club with a lot of quality. But when things go wrong and you have to adjust and intervene. Then there are very few trainers who really make a difference.”
Liverpool could be without Fabinho for longer than they’d like, with it being reported that the Brazilian could be set to “miss those next three games”, prior to the 3-1 loss to Leicester, according to The Telegraph.
Arsene Wenger has ruled Liverpool out of the Premier League title race, branding their chances of catching Man City as “impossible”.
The versatile Brazilian has been filling in at centre-half for the Reds this season, with Jurgen Klopp seeing his squad decimated by fitness problems.
Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini has said he’s more fulfilled as a player when he blocks a goal-bound shot than scoring it.
Holland coach, Frank de Boer, has ruled out the possibility of Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk, playing again this season.
According to The Athletic, Liverpool are looking at a loan signing or a free transfer as manager Jurgen Klopp looks to bolster his defence ahead of Monday’s transfer deadline, and sources close to West Ham United centre-back Issa Diop claim that they have enquired about the French defender.
Dayot Upamecano is capable of solving Liverpool's defensive injury crisis, according to Peter Crouch, who has described the RB Leipzig star as "one of the best in Europe".
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Djibouti’s veteran ruler Ismail Omar Guelleh was re-elected for a fifth term as president with more than 98 per cent of the vote, according to provisional results announced early Saturday, after the election in the tiny but strategically important country was boycotted by the main opposition.