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Liverpool injury, suspension list for first game back

Sports Mole rounds up Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of their first game back after lockdown - a Merseyside derby against Everton.

Liverpool will finally resume their march towards a first top-flight title in 30 years when the coronavirus-affected 2019-20 season resumes later this month.

Premier League bosses have confirmed their intention to begin playing again on June 17, with Liverpool returning to action for the Merseyside derby against Everton on the weekend of June 19-21.

Should results go their way earlier in the week then the Reds could clinch the Premier League title at Goodison Park - or at a neutral venue if the derby is moved due to safety concerns.

Jurgen Klopp's side currently sit 25 points clear of second-placed Manchester City and need only a six-point swing to be crowned kings of England for the first time since 1990.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up their latest injury and suspension news three weeks out from the derby.


Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri during the warm up before the match in November 2019© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: Unknown

The extent of Xherdan Shaqiri's injury troubles have not yet been fully confirmed by Liverpool, but he has made just one matchday squad in 2020 so far and has not been spotted at the training ground since players returned, suggesting he is still yet to recover from his calf issue.


Nathaniel Clyne

Liverpool full-back Nathaniel Clyne in action for his side during their pre-season win over Manchester City in New Jersey© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Even the three-month break has not proven to be enough time for Nathaniel Clyne to fully recover from his serious knee injury, which has kept him sidelined for the entire 2019-20 campaign so far.


LIVERPOOL'S SUSPENSION LIST

Liverpool have no players suspended for this match.


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CLiverpool33292272254789
2Manchester CityMan City33213981344766
3Leicester CityLeicester33177963313258
4Chelsea331761060441657
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd331510856332355
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves33131374536952
7Arsenal33121384941849
8Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd33121293433148
9Burnley33137133746-946
10Tottenham HotspurSpurs32129115144745
11Everton32128124047-744
12Newcastle UnitedNewcastle331110123545-1043
13Southampton33134164255-1343
14Crystal Palace33119132840-1242
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton33812133544-936
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham3387184058-1831
17Watford33610172952-2328
18Aston Villa3376203662-2627
19Bournemouth3376203259-2727
20Norwich CityNorwich3356222561-3621

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