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‘The suspense is killing me’: Some Liverpool fans slate ‘infuriating’ Jurgen Klopp pre-match comment

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‘The suspense is killing me’: Some Liverpool fans slate ‘infuriating’ Jurgen Klopp pre-match comment

A number of Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to express their concerns about Thiago Alcantara following a vague update on his fitness by Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.

The Spanish ace joined Liverpool in September but, to date, has only made two appearances for the Anfield side.

Thiago has been unfortunate with illness and injury, and has not played since being sidelined in the Merseyside derby draw with Everton in mid-October following a challenge by Richarlison.

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Speaking after the win over Leicester, Klopp said his player had not yet returned to first-team training, though he believed he wasn’t “too far” off coming back.

However, at his pre-match press conference ahead of the Champions League meeting with Atalanta at Anfield, Klopp remained coy over Thiago’s fitness.

“No news [on Thiago],” he told the club media team. “We will see.

“I don’t want to speak too much about it because I have no idea who Atalanta can bring so why should we give any information?”

Unless Thiago was set to go back into the squad or even in the starting XI against Atalanta – which seems very unlikely at this stage – why would such an update be of concern to Liverpool’s upcoming opponents?

 

Needless to say, this update on Thiago concerned a number of Liverpool fans, who had their say on social media:

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