Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has made it clear concerning Oxlade Chamberlain’s availability in Liverpool’s first team.
Recently a video clip appeared on social media of Chamberlain doing ball work.
The video clip has increased widespread concerns from fans on the player as fans are eager to see him return to first team football.
Chamberlain was sidelined due to a knee injury he sustained nine months ago.
The call by the fans has prompted Klopp to clear the air regarding Chamberlain’s availability.
Jurgen Klopp said: I don’t think we talk about patience so much now, he needs fitness. He is not injured anymore, that’s what I would say, but he is not match-fit and that’s a massive difference.
According to the words of the coach, Chamberlain have no injury however what he needs is fitness and right now he is not fit enough to play first team football.
Liverpool have some injury concerns in the team but the coach have tried to manage his players to suit the condition of the team.
Liverpool lead the Premier League table with 60 points
How Liverpool played in the absence of Chamberlain
Man management has continued to lead the agenda of Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool. The head coach has managed every player avalaible to suit his playing style.
Jurgen Klopp relied on Henderson, Wijnaldum, Milner, Naby Keita and Fabinho in the midfield.
Even though they’ve had some lapses at the back, the players have remained commited to the club.