Roberto Firmino injury update provided by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp ahead of Merseyside derby

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given an update on striker Roberto Firmino’s injury ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with Everton on Sunday.

The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Manchester United in midweek after injuring his foot late in the FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City last weekend.

Speaking in his pre-match press conference (via ahead of the Toffees clash, Klopp raised hopes the 30-year-old could be available.

“Not that I know of yet. No other problems.

“And Bobby, getting better and better. It’s just uncomfortable, painful. Today is his first day in the field, so there are still two days left, so maybe.

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“If Bobby gives a thumbs up he will be involved. And no, so we wait a few more days, but then I think after that it should be possible.

The game at Anfield kicks off at 4.30pm on Sunday and Liverpool could find themselves four points clear of rivals Manchester City going into the match, with the Citizens hosting Watford at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

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