Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp happy with Colombian winger Luis Diaz Back on the field again In last night’s 6-1 Premier League thrashing of Leeds United,
Diaz suffered a serious knee injury against Arsenal on October 9 and has been absent from action ever since. But most recently, the 26-year-old offensive line returned the field to “Reds” for the first time
. Normal as well,” said Klopp
. And give him time ′′
′′ Honestly, it’s good to see him on the field. We miss him a lot, so it’s good to see him involved again.”
Klopp said Diaz’s recovery was ‘going in the right direction’ but stressed that he didn’t want to thrust the attacker back into the fray too soon after such a long lay-off.
‘Both (us and Diaz have to be patient), but it’s all going in the right direction, that’s clear, it was a long break that he had,’ Klopp told UFABET Sports pre-match.
Anfield stars who weren’t featuring at the Qatar World Cup instead took part in a warm weather training camp.
Diaz had been looking to return when the top-flight resumed after the break for the World Cup but suffered a setback during the camp.
Liverpool remain eighth in the Premier League, nine points behind fourth-placed Newcastle United after 30 games and host Nottingham Forest next time.