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Klopp speaks on Fabinho, Alisson & Jota availability for Chelsea clash

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The trio played no part in the defending champions’ much-needed victory over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday night.

Jurgen Klopp is “pretty sure” that Alisson and Fabinho will be available for Liverpool’s upcoming Premier League clash with Chelsea. 

Klopp is hopeful Diogo Jota could also feature in the decisive fixture at Anfield on Thursday.

The Reds No.1 was absent from the 2-0 win against Sheffield United, having been left out to grieve following the tragic death of his father on Wednesday.

The Brazilian midfielder, meanwhile, has been on the sidelines since the last month since due to a muscle injury suffered in the 4-1 defeat to Manchester City.

As for the former Wolves forward, he was about to make his return after recovering from a serious knee injury that had kept him out since December 9 but an illness prevented him from being considered for Sunday’s match.

“Alisson and Fabinho, I’m pretty sure [will be available against Chelsea],” said Klopp, as per the official club website.

“With Diogo, he was with us in the hotel, but he got sick overnight and we had to send him home. It depends how quick he will recover, obviously.

“He was in the squad and as I said before, he trained with the team and it all looked really good but unfortunately he got sick overnight. I think he will be available, but I don’t know.”