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Liverpool team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Real Madrid

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Sports Mole rounds up all of Liverpool’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final with Real Madrid.

Liverpool will go in search of their seventh European Cup/Champions League crown when they meet Real Madrid in Saturday’s final at the Stade de France.

Jurgen Klopp has already led his side to EFL Cup and FA Cup glory this term, but the Reds fell just short to Manchester City in the Premier League.

Inter Milan, Benfica and Villarreal have all been sent packing by the Reds in the 2021-22 Champions League, and revenge is on the minds of the Merseyside crop following their 3-1 loss to Real in 2018.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Liverpool’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the final.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with Fabinho as he is substituted on May 10, 2022© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: May 28 (vs. vs. Real Madrid)

Fabinho missed the end of the domestic season with the hamstring injury he picked up against Aston Villa, but Klopp expects the Brazilian to be fine for the trip to Paris.

Joe Gomez

Joe Gomez pictured in March 2022© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: May 28 (vs. vs. Real Madrid)

Joe Gomez went off with an ankle injury in the win over Southampton earlier this month, but he did not sustain any significant damage and will hope to come into contention for the final.

Thiago Alcantara

Thiago Alcantara warms up for Liverpool on May 22, 2022© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Achilles
Possible return date: May 28 (vs. vs. Real Madrid)

Thiago Alcantara injured his Achilles in the first half of Sunday’s win over Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Klopp was immediately pessimistic about his chances of featuring in the final. Scans have not revealed a serious injury, but the Spaniard is still facing a race against time to make him…

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