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Liverpool injury news: Georginio Wijnaldum and Jordan Henderson cleared for Manchester United trip

Liverpool injury news is good going into Saturday’s lunchtime fixture against Manchester United. The Reds will  have star midfielders Georginio Wijnaldum and Jordan Henderson in the team for the clash.

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Liverpool currently sit two points behind Manchester United in the race for second place in the Premier League. The Reds have not lost to Manchester United in their last five meetings in all competitions.

Liverpool looked unlikely have having both Wijnaldum and Henderson for the fixture, but Jurgen Klopp has reported that both are now fit for the match, according to the ECHO.

Wijnaldum had been suffering from an illness, while Henderson had picked up an injury against Porto in the Champions League midweek. Both are now ready to play on Saturday.

Andrew Robertson has also been cleared fit to play on Saturday.

Nathaniel Clyne is also still returning from the long-term injury that has kept him out all season.

“Robbo was clear. Clyney still on a very good way – no further injuries to his back. Hendo, dead leg right, looked okay yesterday,” Klopp said in his press conference.

“Gini also on the way back, looked good. Obviously they lost one or two kilos but he should be okay. It was normal in training”

Klopp also spoke about not wanting to risk Clyne since he hasn’t played a senior game all season.

“We don’t have any issues in the right-back position. Clyney is back but he’s got absolutely no rhythm,” Klopp said.

“Why should I make a change. Trent (Alexander-Arnold) is doing really well and for Clyney it’s very important that he can still build up and if there’s a moment where we really need him that he’s ready for that.

“That’s the situation. No-one wants there to be a long-term injury but if it happens things can change. Clyney didn’t lose one per cent of his quality but he has no rhythm, one match in the last nine months or so.

“He cannot be the same as the other two boys, Joe and Trent, that’s it but he’s close of course.”

 

 

 

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