Klopp hopeful Fabinho will be fit for Real Madrid game

Thu 12 May 2022 | 18:04

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is hopeful that Fabinho will be fit to play in the Champions League final.


was forced to leave the pitch in the first half against Aston Villa on Tuesday night through injury.

According to the English press, scans have revealed Fabinho had strained his hamstring and is in major doubt to face

Real Madrid

in the Champions League final.

Klopp told reporters:

"There’s a good chance that he will be available for the Champions League final.

We have to. Because we can cope. Having him or not having him is a difference but it is all fine. That’s normal stuff that happens.

"It’s never in a position where you have 12 options, it’s always in a position where you (don’t). We have a few players. Hendo (Jordan Henderson) came on and played incredible (at Villa), he has played super games this season at number six so that is not a problem.”

Fabinho will miss Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea and Liverpool’s last two games in the Premier League against Southampton and Wolves.

The Champions League final will be on 28 May in Paris.


is second in the Premier League table, three points behind Manchester City.

source: SportMob

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