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Boost for Jurgen Klopp as three Liverpool stars are set to return against Chelsea



Injury boost for Klopp as three stars set to return for Liverpool vs Chelsea

Liverpool can finally breathe a sigh of relief with the trio of Diogo Jota, Alisson and Fabinho set to return to the side ahead of the Chelsea clash. With so many players still recovering from their respective injuries, the return of these three will no doubt be a huge boost for beleaguered Jurgen Klopp. (h/t Mirror)

All three players were involved in training ahead of a vital clash with Chelsea. Fabinho suffered a muscle injury in the Tottenham game and hasn’t played since. The Brazilian was mostly used as a defender before his injury but now he might just be able to return to his favoured midfield position with the arrivals of Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies in defence.

Jota, Fabinho, Alisson to return for Liverpool vs Chelsea

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 25: Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota, Fabinho and Andy Robertson of Liverpool prepare to come on as Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group D stage match between Liverpool FC and Atalanta BC at Anfield on November 25, 2020 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Alisson was allowed compassionate leave for the Sheffield United game after his father tragically passed away. Adrian played out that game, keeping a clean sheet during the 2-0 win.

Lastly, the biggest boost for Liverpool will be the return of Diogo Jota ahead of the Chelsea game. The forward was injured in the Reds’ Champions League group game last year and it was a huge blow for the side. His form prior to that was excellent and with the Reds struggling to find some goals, Jota’s return should ease the issue.

Alison Becker has not looked at his best in the past few weeks. (GETTY Images)

Alison Becker has not looked at his best in the past few weeks. (GETTY Images)

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While injuries still remain in the form of Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Joel Matip, the return of the aforementioned three players will be huge at this time of crisis. The Reds have lost four home games on the trot and have a daunting few weeks ahead of them.