Firmino back for Arsenal trip, unsure about Henderson’s return: Jurgen Klopp


Liverpool ahead Roberto Firmino is in rivalry to return for the defending champions towards Arsenal this weekend however skipper Jordan Henderson has but to renew coaching, supervisor Juergen Klopp mentioned on Friday.

Firmino, who has six objectives and 5 league assists this season, missed Liverpool’s final three video games as a consequence of a knee damage whereas Henderson has not performed since late February after present process surgical procedure on a groin damage.

Klopp added he was undecided if both Henderson or Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk, who has been sidelined since October with a knee damage, can be accessible for the European Championship this summer time.

“Bobby (Firmino) is back. All the others not and I have no idea about the Euros,” Klopp advised reporters forward of Saturday’s journey to London.

“Jordan is not here at the moment, he cannot train. He will train in the next days or weeks, for sure.”

“I don’t want to take a player away from England or Holland. If they’re ready, they’re ready (for the Euros). It’s not down to me to make these decisions.”

Liverpool and Arsenal have had poor league campaigns, sitting seventh and ninth within the standings respectively with 9 video games left to play.

The two groups are separated by 4 factors and Klopp mentioned he was cautious of enjoying Mikel Arteta’s facet on the Emirates Stadium the place Liverpool haven’t gained since 2016.

“Arsenal are a quality side. If you go through the team, there’s a lot of potential and quality already and they have the experience of youth,” Klopp added.

“They are a extremely thrilling group however the Premier League is a troublesome league and if you happen to’re not on the prime degree, you get punished. We clearly realise that as effectively.

“It’s a tough one, but it will be a tough one for Arsenal as well. We want to be a team Arsenal do not want to face. We have to fight with all we have.”




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