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Alisson Becker injury latest as Liverpool handed unexpected boost ahead of Brighton



The latest on Alisson Becker as Liverpool awaits the goalkeeper’s return to training. There has been an unexpected boost for the Reds in training though


Alisson Becker continues to wait, with the latest reports suggesting he could be weeks away from returning to training with Liverpool. However, there is an unexpected boost for Joel Matip. Alisson has been absent from the field since the match against Burnley last February due to illness. The Brazilian would suffer a hamstring injury in training just a few days later,



keeping him out for almost two months. According to the ECHO, Alisson is “a few weeks” away from completing his training. However, Jurgen Klopp said he expects the goalkeeper to play again this season and that a return at the end of next month is more likely. Meanwhile,




Matip suddenly returned to the AXA training center. The defender is expected to be out of action for the rest of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury against Fulham in December.



However, the 32-year-old driver has returned to racing on grass. However, at this stage there is no window on a possible return and with his contract due to expire in the summer, he may have played his last game for Liverpool. Elsewhere, it looks like I’m facing injury.



The Red Devils are awaiting the results of Andy Robertson’s scan after he injured his ankle while playing for Scotland, and Klopp is expected to provide an update in his pre-match press conference tomorrow.



Ibrahima Konate will return to action against Brighton after playing 90 minutes for France against Chile on Tuesday. Curtis Jones could also return to action against the Seagulls, although Trent Alexander-Arnold and Diogo Jota will have to wait at least another week.



Stefan Pajitic could return to training immediately after undergoing a “small pre-season training trip”, as Klopp described. However, Thiago Alcantara is likely to be sidelined for the rest of the season and with his contract expiring in the summer, he may have made his final appearance for the club.

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