“We had a lot of false positive” – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool’s coach Jurgen Klopp revealed that Liverpool’s Covid outbreak which led to the postponement of their league cup semi final clash against Arsenal had a lot of “False positive”.

This comes after Liverpool had reported a case of ‘severe outbreak’ at the club including Jurgen Klopp and few of his coaching staff which saw the club close down its training ground.

The Reds had to field a team for their FA cup third round clash and the manager named two full debutant Max Woltman and Elijah Dixon-Bonner in their 4 – 1 win against Shrewsbury said

“We had, how we thought, last week a proper outbreak. It showed up that we had a lot of false positives, actually,” he told reporters.

“But still, the rules are like they are. So all these players who were false positive couldn’t play today – or we decided not to play them. We had to make that decision.”

Jurgen Klopp also confirmed that the only true positive case from the team was Trent Alexander Arnold

“The only real positive case from the team was Trent Alexander-Arnold, and all the rest were false positives.”

“It was a really tough week, because the boys couldn’t train anyway.”

Liverpool face Arsenal on the 13th of January as the look to secure a spot at the finals of the league cup.

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