Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota doubtful for League Cup final against Chelsea, says manager Juergen Klopp

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Bangalore, India Updated: Feb 21, 2022, 10:53 PM(IST)

Liverpool's midfielder Roberto Firmino (C) and manager Jurgen Klopp (L). Photograph:( AFP )

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Liverpool are still waiting to see if forwards Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota will return from injury for Sunday's League Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley, manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday.

Liverpool are still waiting to see if forwards Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota will return from injury for Sunday's League Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley, manager Juergen Klopp said on Monday.

Firmino and Jota picked up muscle and ankle injuries respectively during Liverpool's 2-0 Champions League win at Inter Milan last week. The pair missed their 3-1 Premier League win at home over Norwich City at the weekend.

"Yes, it's too early," Klopp told the club website when asked about their availability.

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"I don't even know if it will be a late decision or not... I saw them both today, they both look great – but those two always look great.

"We have to see how the specific issues develop but we obviously will try everything."

Liverpool host Leeds United in the league on Wednesday before Sunday's trip to London.

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