ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Man City and Arsenal likely to benefit from Liverpool setback

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The Premier League title race has mainly three contenders as of now. They are Man City, Arsenal and Liverpool. However, this could change as the Merseyside club face a major setback. The Premier League title race just got more interesting considering the current situation. The problem faced by Liverpool is injuries, which has been occurring frequently to many clubs this season. Man United are one of the several victims of this crisis, and they are struggling. However, this does not guarantee Liverpool will as well. Four key players of the Red’s squad have been sidelined due to injuries.

Liverpool worry injuries could affect title lead

Klopp would surely want to win the Premier League title one last time before leaving Liverpool at the end of the season. But their lead over Man City ane Arsenal is in jeopardy. Liverpool’s Assistant Manager, Pep Lijnders said the following to reporters regarding this crisis, according to Sportbible.

“Trent(Alexander-Arnold), lateral ligament. He will be after the international break. Jots(Diogo Jota), medial ligament. He will be after the international break.”

“Curtis(Jones) has high ankle strain. He will be (back) in and around the international break.”

“Dom, Darwin and Mo we have to really see, we have two more days. So today’s session and tomorrow’s session. We will check if they can be there. Would be great, to be honest!”

The players injured are important players for the Reds and it will be interesting to see how Jurgen Klopp copes with these absences.

Man City and Arsenal just behind Liverpool

Man City and Arsenal can close the gap with 2 and 1 point respectively with Liverpool. Klopp would be depending on his young players to retain the lead in coming matches. Whereas, Man City face Bournemouth and Arsenal face Newcastle United in their next matches. If they win their matches, the Premier League title race will be cut throat once again.

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