Jurgen Klopp reveals Liverpool are still without seven players for trip face Leeds United

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool have no new concerns ahead of a trip to face Leeds United - but will still be without seven players.

Saturday, 17th April 2021, 1:37 pm
Updated Saturday, 17th April 2021, 1:38 pm

The Whites host the reigning Premier League champions at Elland Road on Monday night under the lights in LS11.

Leeds are looking to follow up an impressive 2-1 victory over Manchester City - a game where Marcelo Bielsa's men played the whole second half with 10 men - by toppling the Reds.

Klopp's outfit were sent crashing out of Europe at the hands of Real Madrid in midweek and sit three points off the top four in the standings.

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Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp. Pic: Getty

United are 10th and looking to build on a strong first campaign in the top flight with seven games remaining.

Liverpool, though, have no fresh concerns ahead of their fixture in West Yorkshire.

Captain Jordan Henderson (hip), Curtis Jones (muscle), Divock Origi (muscle) and Caoimhin Kellerher (abdominal) remain sidelined.

Long-term absentees Virgil van Dijk (knee) and Joel Matip are making progress while Joe Gomez (knee) returned to training this week but Leeds will come too soon for the defender.

“No new concerns. Usually, I always have someone, but no new ones,” Klopp told reporters during his pre-match press conference.

The German head coach later added: "They all are [on track]. Joe [Gomez] is outside running now. Obviously, a big step. All looks fine when he is running, no reaction in his knee.

“These things are important. It takes time but he’s in a good way. Like Virg, Joel and Hendo – all the long-term ones.”