SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker might be in shape in time for the begin of the Premier League season despite the fact that he's going to pass over the Community Shield towards Manchester City this weekend, supervisor Jurgen Klopp stated Thursday.
Alisson has been suffering with an unspecified harm and hasn't performed because the 4-zero loss to Manchester United in a preseason pleasant on July 12.
The Brazil global has back to schooling however will now no longer be risked towards City at Leicester's King Power Stadium for the yearly recreation among final season's Premier League champions and FA Cup winners.
“Ali educated nowadays extra than the day before, so he's going to without a doubt be to be had for Fulham," Klopp stated, regarding Liverpool's first opponent withinside the Premier League on Aug. 6, “however now no longer for the weekend.”
Diogo Jota would possibly pass over the begin of the season, however.
The Portugal ahead has a hamstring harm and has now no longer been with Liverpool's squad for a schooling camp in Austria this week.
“Diogo isn't right here with us so how may want to he play a soccer recreation?" Klopp stated. "It will take a while, unfortunately.”
Because of the earlier-than-ordinary begin to the season this year, Klopp stated he has now no longer had sufficient time in preseason to do all of the paintings he could have liked.
Liverpool, which misplaced 1-zero to Salzburg on Wednesday, even has a pleasant towards Strasburg deliberate for Sunday — the day after the Community Shield.
“We should amplify our preseason, in case you like, into the season," Klopp stated.
Liverpool completed one factor at the back of City withinside the Premier League final season and is seeking to win the Community Shield for the primary time below Klopp.
“It’s very important," he stated. "We_have performed this ‘final’ multiple_instances and it'd_be satisfactory if we may want to win it. It’s the final home cup opposition we didn’t win yet, so we can provide it a try.”