Apart from his star strikers, Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino confirmed to miss out, Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has a new injury headache to deal with.
It emerged late Monday that the club’s star, Virgil van Dijk, had not participated with his team-mates in the last training session ahead of the Champions League clash second leg semi-final clash with Barcelona.
The Reds welcome Barca to Anfield on Tuesday evening, hoping to overturn a three-goal deficit the Spanish giants handed out to them in the first leg as they seek to progress to their second successive Champions League final.
Klopp will be without star forwards Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino and now there are concerns over Van Dijk’s fitness after he missed the team’s final training session before the Barcelona match.
The Dutch defender has been struggling with a foot problem over the last few weeks. But a Liverpool spokesperson has suggested Van Dijk only missed Monday’s open training, because he was instead undertaking an individual, tailored session, meaning he could still start the match slated for tonight.
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