Jurgen Klopp returned a suspected constructive COVID-19 take a look at consequence.© AFP
Premier League membership Liverpool has confirmed that an software has been submitted for the postponement of Thursday’s Carabao Cup semi-final conflict, first-leg tie with Arsenal on account of an escalating variety of suspected constructive COVID-19 instances and participant availability. “The Reds have formally requested to the EFL that the fixture is rescheduled after additional suspected constructive exams had been registered amongst gamers and workers, allied to different components impacting choice, together with sickness and damage,” acknowledged an official launch. In response, the membership halted preparations on the AXA Coaching Centre, that means Tuesday’s first-team coaching session was cancelled.
Among the many issues which led to the applying to the EFL is the necessity for travelling supporters to be given as a lot discover as doable of any potential postponement.
With no prospect of the present state of affairs enhancing forward of Thursday’s fixture and the potential for it to worsen, the membership thought-about it each prudent and affordable to ask for the fixture to be rescheduled.
Earlier, Jurgen Klopp missed Liverpool’s Premier League assembly with Chelsea on Sunday after returning a suspected constructive COVID-19 take a look at consequence.
The Reds supervisor, who had reported gentle signs forward of the fixture, was then isolating himself.
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