Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is a doubt for Saturday’s Premier League game against Southampton after he was injured by a fan at the Super Cup.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Adrian’s ankle was swollen after he was accidentally kicked when a supporter who had encroached onto the field was chased by security.
Adrian is filling in for injured first-choice Alisson and emerged as the hero in Istanbul on Wednesday night, as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the Super Cup, thanks to his save from Tammy Abraham.
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Asked if the performance would boost Adrian’s confidence, Klopp said on Friday: “It would help him a lot if it was 100 per cent clear he can play tomorrow.
“When we were all together (celebrating after the match), a supporter jumped over something, was chased by some security guys, slipped and kicked his (Adrian’s) ankle.
“So yesterday it was swollen – today it is better, but we have to see.”