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Fabinho amongst trio of Liverpool stars set to sit out Newcastle clash owing to ‘suspected positive’ Covid tests

Fabinho amongst trio of Liverpool stars set to sit out Newcastle clash owing to ‘suspected positive’ Covid tests

 

Liverpool have this evening become the latest club rocked by the mounting Covid-19 chaos spreading across the English football landscape.

PL hit hard

The subject of Covid in football has of course taken its place centre stage in the headlines across the week to date.

This comes owing to the situation in the Premier League, where a whole host of clubs have seen their playing squads riddled with positive cases.

Fixtures involving all of Manchester United, Tottenham, Leicester City, Watford and more have been postponed over recent days, due to alarming spikes amongst players and staff members alike.

Fabinho amongst trio of Liverpool stars set to sit out Newcastle clash owing to ‘suspected positive’ Covid tests

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 05: Ralf Rangnick, manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on December 05, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Reds ravaged

And, as alluded to above, late on Thursday evening, such clubs have been joined on red alert by yet another Premier League heavyweight.

Liverpool are of course primed to return to action shortly, in a meeting with Newcastle United at Anfield.

With less than an hour to go before the action gets underway on Merseyside, though, the Reds have confirmed that all three of Fabinho, Curtis Jones and Virgil van Dijk are set to miss out, owing to ‘suspected positive tests for Covid-19’:

Jurgen Klopp, in turn, has opted for the following matchday XI, still, in truth, packed to the brim with talent:

 

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