Jurgen Klopp delivers bittersweet injury update ahead of Liverpool clash vs Leeds United

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he has no new injury concerns ahead of his side’s trip to face Leeds United on Monday evening.

Marcelo Bielsa and Jurgen Klopp. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The Whites play host to last season’s champions early next week looking to build on their stunning late win over Manchester City last Saturday.

That result moved Marcelo Bielsa’s men into the top half of the table, with 45 points to their name after 31 matches.

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Their last meeting with Liverpool ended in a 4-3 win for the Reds at Anfield after a thrilling encounter on the opening day of the season.

And Leeds will have to compete against a strong iteration of Jurgen Klopp’s side this time too, with the German claiming in a press conference on Saturday afternoon that he has no fresh injury issues to contend with.

Speaking to the media, he said: “No new concerns.

"Usually I always have someone, but no new ones!”

Despite Klopps positivity, it’s not all good news for Liverpool, however, with the Reds still likely to be missing seven first squad members going into Monday’s clash.

Divock Origi, Curtis Jones, Caoimhin Kelleher, Jordan Henderson, Joel Matip, Joe Gomez, and Virgil Van Dijk have all been absent in recent weeks, with several of those players suffering from long term problems.

Of that group, Origi, Jones, Henderson, Matip, Gomez, and Van Dijk were all named in Klopp’s matchday squad for the meeting between these two sides back in September.

Bielsa has also provided an update on his potential absentees in recent days, suggesting that Raphinha will be assessed over the weekend, with record signing Rodrigo still recovering from a muscle complaint.