Liverpool might be without 6 players against Watford after Jota injury concern

Liverpool might be without 6 players against Watford after Jota injury concern

Liverpool will possibly be without six players for the Watford clash after the update on Diogo Jota alongside Harvey Elliott. The Reds prepare to face Watford on Saturday afternoon on their return from the international break.

Liverpool has had a glorious start to the season, still unbeaten with four wins and three draws. Will the injuries hovering over them hamper their form and splendid display? The confidence present this team surely gives them the mentality to withstand this situation again.

The Reds endured a similar scenario last season with many of their players injured. They still managed to pull it off by climbing up the ladder and grabbing the third spot. Jurgen Klopp has plenty of options in-store to depend upon and will make sure that they give their best.

Jurgen Klopp had 14 of his senior players called up for international duty. And now they visit Vicarage Road back on their return. Bearing in mind, Watford was one opponent that upset Liverpool in their successful campaign when they won the Premier League.

What can Liverpool expect for Watford clash without Jota?

This could be an annoying break for The Reds as players coming back to England will be in quarantine. Added to that is the injury concerns that they will have to deal with. A lot will be expected from the players who feature against Watford. This will be a test of ability and character.

Harvey Elliott is out and could possibly miss the rest of the year. Allison and Fabinho will miss out on this tie too. They will be involved in the tie against Uruguay for World Cup qualification.

In the meantime, there is no assurance of Trent Alexander-Arnold or Thiago to be back for this match. Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota are struggling with niggles too. The chances of getting these players back for the Watford clash are bleak. However Liverpool’s bench players and will be tested strongly to continue with the same momentum.

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