Injuries have been a significant problem for Liverpool over the past few weks and it’s cost them valuable points in the Premier League and Europa League over the past week. Luckily for Reds manager Jurgen Klopp, he’s about to a key player back from a spell on the sidelines just in time for next week’s match against a surging Watford team: Mamadou Sakho.
According to the Metro, the 25-year-old French center-back is expected to return for next week’s big match between Liverpool and Watford. Klopp expressed cautious optimism in Mamadou Sakho returning to the team provided he has no further setbacks.
“Mama has trained now. He had his first session with the team yesterday and if nothing happens, he has to go on and carry on with training. That’s what he needs now,” Klopp said on Friday.
“There are no more issues with the knee and everything is okay, now he has to work to be a real option for us. Next week for sure, he will be available if nothing more happens.”
This past weekend, Everton and Watford overtook Liverpool in the standings. Liverpool missed out on points the weekend before due to a 2-0 loss to Newcastly United.
Should the Reds get the win over West Bromwich Albion this weekend, however, they would reclaim a spot in the top six.
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