Jürgen Klopp said that there are no problems with Mohamed Salah After the Liverpool striker attended a wedding in Egypt and then tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Salah will miss Liverpool’s match with Premier League leaders Leicester City on Sunday after returning to a positive Covid-19 experience while on duty, but Klopp defended the Egyptian international player who was photographed celebrating his brother’s wedding among other guests.
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Salah will return to Liverpool on Friday, having returned to another positive test on Wednesday.
Salah will return to the United Kingdom on a “medically equipped private jet” – according to the Egyptian Football Association – with Arsenal. Muhammad Al-Nani, Who also tested positive for COVID-19.
“I have been in close contact with him [Salah] At all times, Klopp said at a Friday press conference. “When you have a negative test, the process begins. He’s in a good place and he’s feeling better and he’s not showing symptoms. Nothing to say in public about the situation.”
“What I can say is that I was in Germany in the summer. A friend moved his birthday party because of me because I was in Germany. Fifty people attended that and at the last minute I decided not to go. That was only a birthday party and it was allowed in Germany at that time. You were abroad but I didn’t go. In other countries and situations there are different social pressures on you.
“The brother’s wedding is a very special moment. What I can say about my players: They are incredibly disciplined. They really know the situation. All the rest is between me and Mo. We’re fine.”
Klopp’s preparations for a visit to Brendan Rodgers’ team have been hampered, with more injuries for an already exhausted team.
Klopp will not be withdrawn on whether Fabinho, Thiago or Alex Oxlade Chamberlain Will be available. With Virgil Van Dyck Absent from Gomez in the long run, Klopp has only one suitable center back Joel MatipBut he said this is not the time to look for excuses.
Klopp added, “We don’t feel sorry for ourselves, or any self-pity.” “You are in the process of resolving one minute after receiving the news. We will fight with all we have.”
“We are a unit, a suitable unit, and the more problems we have, the closer we get to each other. We don’t go for excuses – we don’t like injuries because they are difficult for children, but the rest, they work on solutions.”