Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss misses Premier League game at Chelsea due to suspected positive Covid-19 test

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reported a suspected positive Covid-19 test and will miss Sunday’s Premier League game against Chelsea.

Klopp, who is isolating, was experiencing mild symptoms. His assistant Pepijn Lijnders will take charge for the trip to Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool on Friday confirmed that three other members of staff had tested positive, with Klopp declining to name the trio as they were awaiting PCR test confirmations.


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    In an interview with Sky Sports, Liverpool manager Klopp said he will not look back fondly on 2021 but retains some positive memories as he also sent a birthday message to Sir Alex Ferguson

    The club said in a statement: “Jurgen Klopp will miss Liverpool’s Premier League meeting with Chelsea on Sunday after returning a suspected positive Covid-19 test result.

    “The Reds manager, who reported mild symptoms ahead of the fixture, is now isolating.


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    “Assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders will therefore lead the team for the 4.30pm GMT kick-off at Stamford Bridge.


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    Title: Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss misses Premier League game at Chelsea due to suspected positive Covid-19 test
    Sourced From: www.skysports.com/football/news/11095/12507137/jurgen-klopp-liverpool-boss-misses-premier-league-game-at-chelsea-due-to-suspected-positive-covid-19-test
    Published Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMT

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