Liverpool’s summer signing from Bayern Munich was not available for his team’s Premier League match with Arsenal on Monday after missing out on training.
Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool is set to miss Thiago Summer in the next two games, but must return in time for the Merseyside derby.
The Spanish midfielder was not involved in the Reds’ Premier League clash with Arsenal on Monday night, having missed training at the weekend.
Goalkeeper Allison was absent from the stadiums but returned for the Monday match.
Klopp says he expects Thiago to return after the upcoming international break, which means he may miss his team’s Carabao Cup match with Arsenal and his trip in the league to Aston Villa.
This was followed by the first international break of the 2020-21 season, with the Merseyside derby at Everton, the first game on October 17.
“After the international break, he will definitely be fine,” Klopp said. Sky Sports. “That is the situation at the moment. He is not fit enough to participate tonight [against Arsenal] But that’s it. “
After a long summer transfer tale before his eventual move from Bayern Munich, Liverpool fans were undoubtedly delighted with Thiago after his debut against Chelsea.
Their new star broke a Premier League record within 45 minutes of being introduced and will be hoping to mark the starting point.
Outside of Liverpool, Klopp has also been asked about the recent handball and video assist technology controversy in the Premier League.
A last-minute penalty kick against Tottenham Hotspur’s Eric Dyer sparked further debate, but Klopp says there is nothing the coaches can do but stick to the rules.
“Do you think Eric Dyer could have done anything different if Jose Mourinho had told him before the match,” When Carol is in your back, make sure your arm isn’t close to the ball? “Things like that don’t work. We just have to deal with the situation. .
“He was definitely absolutely unlucky for Eric. I know everyone knows that, he can’t do anything different!
“In the end it’s always like this. We have to deal with the rules, referees have to deal with the rules. As long as the rules are the same, we all have to deal with them.
“Is that the right thing? I don’t think so. It’s right to accept the rules, but is the rule the right thing? I’m not 100 percent convinced of that.”