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Liverpool team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Southampton

Sports Mole rounds up all of Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton.

Liverpool will be looking to make it three straight wins in all competitions when they continue their Premier League campaign at home to Southampton on Saturday afternoon.

The Reds beat Arsenal 4-0 in the league last weekend before recording a 2-0 victory over Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

Jurgen Klopp's side have picked up 25 points from their 12 league matches this season, which has left them third in the table, four points behind leaders Chelsea.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest with Southampton, who currently occupy 13th spot in England's top flight.


Naby Keita

Liverpool's Naby Keita is taken off on a stretcher after sustaining an injury on October 24, 2021© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: November 27 (vs. Southampton)

Naby Keita continues to nurse a hamstring injury but was seemingly close to featuring against Porto on Wednesday, so he has a chance of being involved in this weekend's clash.


Harvey Elliott

Liverpool's Harvey Elliott reacts as he receives medical attention after sustaining an injury© Reuters

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

Harvey Elliott is making excellent progress in his recovery from a serious ankle injury, but the youngster will not be able to return to the field for some time yet.


Roberto Firmino

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring their second goal on October 16, 2021© Reuters

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

Roberto Firmino is likely to spend at least another couple of weeks on the sidelines with the hamstring injury that he suffered against Atletico Madrid in the early stages of November.


Curtis Jones

Curtis Jones in action for Liverpool in September 2021© Reuters

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

Curtis Jones's eye injury is expected to keep him on the sidelines for "a number of weeks", with the midfielder battling to be available before the end of the year.


Joe Gomez

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez pictured in October 2020© Reuters

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

Joe Gomez is making strong progress in his recovery from a calf problem, with the defender on course to return to the field before the end of the year.


LIVERPOOL'S SUSPENSION LIST

Liverpool have no players suspended for this match.


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