Liverpool will face Chelsea without their head coach as the manager Jurgen Klopp has returned a suspected positive test result for Covid-19 and so is set to miss Sunday’s Premier League game against Chelsea.
Jurgen Klopp Test Positive f9r Covid-19
The 54-year-old is experiencing mild symptoms and is isolating, so his assistant Pep Lijnders will take charge of the visit to Stamford Bridge. On Friday Klopp said three players had tested positive for Covid-19 he however did not mention their names.
A Liverpool statement said there had been no further cases among the playing squad. Three backroom staff have also returned suspected positive tests.
Liverpool sits in the third-place position in the English Premier League table, one point behind Chelsea and 12 adrift of leaders Manchester City with two games in hand on Pep Guardiola’s side.