Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez Update Ahead of Carabao Cup Final

As Liverpool gears up for the Carabao Cup final showdown against Chelsea, manager Jurgen Klopp anxiously awaits news on the fitness of key players Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez. With Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Diogo Jota already sidelined, the availability of Salah and Nunez could significantly impact Liverpool’s chances at Wembley.

Despite injury concerns, Liverpool remains focused on securing their first trophy of the season and maintaining their Premier League lead. Having triumphed over Chelsea in their recent FA Cup, Carabao Cup, and UEFA Super Cup encounters, the Reds are poised for another fierce battle against their rivals.

Liverpool’s Europa League draw offers some relief, as they avoid potentially challenging matchups with the likes of AC Milan and Roma. However, the scheduling of the away leg against Sparta Praha just before their clash with Manchester City adds logistical challenges for Klopp’s squad.

In more positive news, there are promising signs regarding Salah and Nunez’s availability. Assistant manager Pep Lijnders hinted at the duo’s potential inclusion, stating that their presence at training is a positive step forward. Both players, known for their goal contributions, could provide a crucial boost to Liverpool’s attacking prowess.

Meanwhile, Lijnders addressed speculation about his future, confirming his departure from Anfield alongside Klopp at the end of the season. Despite receiving offers in the past, Lijnders remains committed to seeing out the current project with Liverpool, emphasizing his focus on the upcoming final and leaving the club in search of new managerial opportunities thereafter.

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