BOURNEMOUTH vs LIVERPOOL: Full Liverpool squad available to Jurgen Klopp as 10 players set to miss out

Liverpool will continue to be without Trent Alexander-Arnold and Dominik Szoboszlai for Sunday’s Premier League clash away at Bournemouth.

The duo haven’t played since the first week of the New Year, with Szoboszlai suffering a hamstring injury in the 4-2 victory over Newcastle United on January 1. Alexander-Arnold, meanwhile, fell victim to injury in the closing stages of the FA Cup triumph at Arsenal just six days later.

Although the Hungarian midfielder had been optimistic about making his return to action on the South Coast, he has yet to return to training, so a return to action in Wednesday’s League Cup semi-final at Fulham looks like a more realistic date.

The duo are joined on the sidelines by six other members of the Reds’ squad: Andy Robertson, Kostas Tsimikas, Stefan Bajcetic, Thiago Alcantara, Ben Doak, Joel Matip, while Mohamed Salah and Wataru Endo are unavailable due to their international commitments.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, manager Jurgen Klopp hinted that – as well as Alexander-Arnold and Szoboszlai – Andy Robertson and Kostas Tsimikas could return to training next week. Their returns could come against either Norwich or Chelsea.

However, Bajcetic and Thiago are unlikely to make their returns this month, while Matip will be sidelined for the rest of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury against Fulham back in December.

Here’s is full squad available for Sunday’s visit to the Vitality Stadium.

Goalkeepers: Adrian, Caoimhin Kelleher, Alisson Becker.

Defenders: Joe Gomez, Ibrahima Konate, Jarell Quansah, Virgil van Dijk, Conor Bradley

Midfielders: Harvey Elliott, Curtis Jones, Alexis Mac Allister, Ryan Gravenberch.

Forwards: Cody Gakpo, Darwin Nunez, Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz.

Victory against the Cherries, who would be spearheaded by former Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke, will see Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the table to five points, with Manchester City not in action this weekend.



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