Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool will have key defender Ibrahima Konate back fit in time for the visit of Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League . This Sunday, according to reports from the UFABET.
The France international has been ruled out with an injury against West Ham at the London Stadium in midweek. However, the Reds boss has confirmed to the media at a press conference today (Friday 28 April) that the players are ready to return to the starting line-up again and update the progress of other players as well.
“Ibu will be back, I guess Naby Keita will be training today as well. I haven’t received a medical report yet. But probably so,” said Klopp.
“Ox (Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain) hasn’t trained yet. No one else, we actually have two people who won’t play. Which everyone already knows who they are.”
Now Liverpool ranks 7th in the table, having play 32 matches with 53 points, 7 points away from 4th place Manchester United. While Spurs are in 5th place with 33 games played and 54 points.
Here’s everything you need to know about Konate:
1. Position and playing style
Konate is a modern-day defender with the ability to bring the ball up front, often positioned on the right flank in both the 2nd and 3rd centre-half. At 193cm, he is on par with Virgil van
Dijk . He thus won a large number of aerial duels, and with his burly physique, tackling was naturally another of his strengths.
2. Be careful about injuries.
Despite only being 21 years old, Konate comes with a history of storied injuries which is of little concern.
While at Sochaux ‘s academy , he underwent surgery to treat a hip injury. Before in the 2019/20 season, he had to undergo two more surgeries in the same condition.
Until making it possible to play only 8 games,
while this season the person must recuperate from an ankle injury for another 2 months together