Naby Keita was left out of Liverpool’s matchday squad against Man United. And the midfielder suffered another crazy injury out of nothing
Liverpool lost to Man United and are winless in the first three games.
Following allegations in Germany that No. 8 was unhappy with his circumstances at Anfield. And the speculation about No. 8’s future has been intense.
That has been rejected in Merseyside. But his absence at Old Trafford has brought more attention to his future after a week of trouble-free training.
Keita was hurt when the team was released on Monday. The club told journalists of this, which brought up the question of whether this was convenient timing or just another unfortunate setback.
The first person to disclose that Keita was “unhappy” was Sky Germany’s Florian Plettenberg, a source close to Keita’s agent Bjorn Bezemer. Plettenberg said after the game that it is not a ruse and Keita is actually “hurt.”
Jurgen Klopp opens up on Naby Keita’s Injury
In his follow-up statement following the loss, Jurgen Klopp first told beINSPORTS that out of nothing, Naby fell out [of the squad].
In his press conference following the game, the manager added about the injury. And the need for further assessment to see if he could take part in training. Naby is not able to take part in team training for quiet a few days now.
After Liverpool’s 2-1 loss at Old Trafford, GOAL’s Neil Jones has since written that “there is concern regarding the seriousness” of Keita’s illness. This further adds to Liverpool’s problems.
Despite being a legitimate injury, it is another setback for Klopp as problems seem to be growing. With only nine days remaining in the transfer window, the cries for reinforcements will only become louder.
On Monday night, the Reds were without Keita and 10 other key players because of injuries and suspensions.