Alisson Becker, Diogo Jota, and Mohamed Salah: Liverpool injury updates and comeback schedules

On Tuesday morning at the AXA Training Centre, Jurgen Klopp will inform the media on Diogo Jota, Curtis Jones, Darwin Nunez, and Mohamed Salah’s health, according to liverpoolecho. After a tough journey to Brentford on Saturday afternoon, the Liverpool manager will evaluate his side’s current Premier League encounter against Luton Town, focusing on the availability of some of his finest performers.

Nunez, Alexis Mac Allister, Salah, and Cody Gakpo scored to give Liverpool a win in West London, but they also had injury worries days before the 2024 League Cup final against Chelsea.

Jota, who left the pitch on a stretcher after being removed at halftime, will miss Sunday’s Wembley match against the Londoners and might miss two months. Jones, who injured his ankle, had an initial scan and will learn the full nature of his injuries in the following days.

Klopp said Nunez was replaced at halftime for safety. According to reports, Salah’s muscular problem has returned. Liverpool injury updates before of Wednesday’s Premier League match against Luton Town.

Mohamed Salah

31-year-old Salah scored and assisted in his first Liverpool game since New Year’s Day against Thomas Frank’s team, but Egypt reported on Sunday evening that he had relapsed with his hamstring injury from last month’s Africa Cup of Nations.

Presenter Ahmed Shoubir told OnTimeSports: “Salah suffered an injury at the end of the Liverpool-Brentford match then a fresh injury during the Egyptian national team training.

Salah cannot play against Luton Town in the next Liverpool Premier League encounter. I hope the news is false, but it is mostly true.”

Salah will be looked over when the squad trains, as is typical for injured players. Klopp will discuss the Luton match at his Tuesday news conference.

Scheduled return: Unknown

Diogo Jota

After injuring his left knee, Jota was substituted before halftime at the Gtech Community Stadium on Saturday. Portugal departed the pitch on a stretcher and exited the stadium on crutches with his knee braced.

The ECHO believes the former Wolverhampton Wanderers attacker has not sustained ACL damage and might play a role in Liverpool’s late season. However, he will miss Sunday’s Carabao Cup final against Chelsea.

Mid-April return expected.

Trent Alexander-Armstrong

Knee injury kept Alexander-Arnold out of Liverpool’s triumph over Brentford. In last week’s win over Burnley, the right-back was replaced at halftime due to knee pain.

The vice-captain will miss Liverpool’s Carabao Cup final against Chelsea next Sunday.

Expect early March return.

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Curtis Jones

Jones, like Jota, is unsure of the extent of his ankle injury from Saturday’s hammering of Brentford. The Reds’ No.17 departed the stadium on crutches and must fight against time to establish his health for the Carabao Cup final.

Return expected: Several weeks

Alisson Becker

Alisson’s hamstring injury kept him out of Liverpool’s triumph over Brentford. Illness kept the custodian out of last week’s triumph against Burnley and the past two Reds fixtures.

“Ali was ill last week and injured this week,” Klopp remarked February 17. Starting Caoimhin Kelleher, no additional ideas. Ali would have played if not sick and wounded.

We’ll see how long Ali is away, but Caoimhin is great and today was A+.”

Return expected: March

Thiago Alcantara

Thiago injured his hamstring in a February 4 cameo against Arsenal. Before his Emirates Stadium substitute appearance, the midfielder had not featured for Liverpool in nine months.

Liverpool have not set a comeback date for Thiago. Klopp has said he hopes the midfielder will return to the matchday squad before the season ends.

Uncertain return date.

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