Liverpool squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Crystal Palace

Sports Mole sums up the latest injury and suspension news for Liverpool ahead of Monday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

liverpool will be aiming for their first win of the 2022-23 Premier League season when they host crystal palace at Anfield on Monday night.

The Reds fell behind twice against Fulham thanks to Aleksandar Mitrovicheader and penalty before restoring parity via Darwin Nunez and Mohammad Salah.

Jurgen KloppThe Palace side now return to the comfort of home as they seek to right the wrongs of last weekend against a Palace side whose opener ended in a 2-0 loss to Arsenal.

Here, sports mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Liverpool ahead of the Eagles clash.


© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: September 18 (vs Chelsea)

The hapless Thiago Alcantara suffered a serious hamstring injury in the draw with Fulham at the weekend, and the Spaniard could now be sidelined for up to six weeks.


Liverpool striker Diogo Jota pictured on May 28, 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: August 22 (vs Manchester United)

Likewise, Diogo Jota suffered a recurrence of a previous hamstring problem in pre-season but it is hoped the Portuguese striker could return before the end of the month.


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in action for Liverpool in December 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: Unknown

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain represents another hamstring-related absentee in the ranks at Anfield, and the former Arsenal man will spend at least several more weeks in recovery.


Ibrahima Konaté leaves injured for Liverpool on July 31, 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Ibrahima Konaté missed the draw with Fulham due to a knee injury he suffered against Strasbourg in pre-season, and Klopp has admitted the Frenchman will be out for ‘a while’.


Naby Keita goes down injured for Liverpool against Brighton & Hove Albion in October 2021© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: Diseases
Possible return date: August 15 (vs Crystal Palace)

Naby Keita was unable to recover from illness in time to face Fulham, but Klopp is confident the Guinea international will be available for selection on Monday.


Curtis Jones in action for Liverpool in September 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: 27 August (v Bournemouth)

Curtis Jones completes Liverpool’s midfield injury list as he nurses a calf problem, and the Englishman will spend at least two more weeks in the treatment room.


Caoimhin Kelleher of Liverpool reacts on February 27, 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Elder
Possible return date: August 22 (vs Manchester United)

Caoimhin Kelleher’s groin problem won’t end in time for him to be available on Monday, but there is a chance the Irish keeper will enter contention for the next trip to Old Trafford a week later.


Liverpool's Kostas Tsimikas celebrates after scoring the winning penalty in the May 14, 2022 shootout© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Struck
Possible return date: August 15 (vs Crystal Palace)

Kostas Tsimikas’ knock was serious enough to keep him out of the draw with Fulham but there is a chance the left-back could apply for a place on the bench on Monday.


LIVERPOOL SUSPENSION LIST

Liverpool have no players suspended for this game.


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