Early team news for Liverpool vs Fulham

Early team news for Liverpool vs Fulham

Jurgen Klopp is facing a growing injury crisis at Anfield, with Alexander-Arnold the latest player to be injured.  Who will be available for the Reds as they welcome Fulham to Anfield tonight?

Liverpool fans are getting excited, ahead of tonight's Carabao Cup Semi Final First Leg at Anfield, but Jurgen Klopp is facing a selection headache, as  our list of injured players grows, with key positions likely to be filled by younger players.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is the latest Liverpool player to suffer an injury, and with Andy Robertson and Kostas Tsimikas already out, Liverpool's defense will feature at least one youngster tonight.

Read below for all the latest injury news and updates.

Absent Liverpool Players

Mo Salah - On international duty with Egypt at the African Cup of Nations.
Wataru Endo - On international duty with Japan in the Asian Cup.
Trent Alexander-Arnold - Unavailable due to a knee injury he picked up against Arsenal
Andy Robertson - Recovering from a dislocated shoulder.
Kostas Tsimikas - Recovering from a broken collar-bone.
Thiago Alcantara - Thiago is nearing full fitness after nearly 6 months on the sidelines.
Stefan Bajcetic - No return date has been set as Bajcetic looks to overcome a number of issues related to 'growing pains'.
Joel Matip - Matip will miss the rest of the season with an ACL injury.
Ben Doak - Youngster Doak is nursing a thigh issue and is not currently training.
Dominik Szoboszlai - Nearing a return to action after a minor hamstring injury, but not available for tonights game.

One piece of good news for Liverpool is the return of Captain, Virgil Van Dijk, who missed the Arsenal game due to illness.

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Missing Fulham Players

Fulham are also missing a number of players ahead of tonights game, due to injury and international comittments :

Fode Ballo-Toure - Away on African Cup of Nations duty.
Calvin Bassey - Away on African Cup of Nations duty.
Alex Iwobi - Away on African Cup of Nations duty.
Adama Traore - Recovering from a hamstring injury but still several weeks away.
Tim Reem - Will be assessed before the game.

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