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‘Let Them Be Fit’ ‘Please Hurry’ – Liverpool Fans On Social Media Concerned By Double Injury Setback

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he doesn’t know if captain Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum will be fit to face Bournemouth on Saturday.

Both midfielders were due to start against West Ham last night, but speaking after the 1-1 draw, Klopp couldn’t give a definitive answer as to when both players would be fit and available again:

“Gini and Hendo, both would’ve played and then they cannot play. That’s not too cool, I don’t know how long it will take.”

“That’s the situation, that was always clear. It’s a long season and you have to deal with the situation.”

“When players are in, all the players are there, then you maybe have a bit of a headache making the line-up, who wants to start, who you leave out. If you don’t have them that makes line-ups easier, but it leaves you short of options.”

Fans on Twitter are hoping that both return to fitness as soon as possible:

Liverpool’s midfield looked pretty disjointed without the pair’s involvement. Naby Keita is still struggling despite having been given a run of games by Klopp.

Adam Lallana looked more lively and played a key role in Sadio Mane’s opening goal against the Hammers. However, the lack of protection afforded to the backline by the midfield three was evident.

The work rate of Henderson and Wijnaldum sometimes goes unnoticed but Klopp will almost certainly bring both players back into the side when they return from injury.