13 Liverpool first-team gamers known as up for worldwide obligation


Liverpool have seen 12 of their senior gamers known as up for worldwide obligation this month, although a handful will stay on Merseyside having been missed.

The Reds should not again in motion till April 3, with the go to to Arsenal, taking in a uncommon quiet weekend at Kirkby as these known as up skilled for the ultimate time on Saturday.

Mohamed Salah, Gini Wijnaldum, Thiago, Andy Robertson and Sadio Mane have been amongst these to have joined the session, forward of their departure for World Cup and Africa Cup of Nation qualifiers.

Ozan Kabak has additionally been known as up by Turkey, which can pit him in opposition to Wijnaldum within the first of their World Cup qualifiers on March 24.

Thiago is one other to come back up in opposition to a team-mate whereas on obligation, with Spain dealing with Greece on March 25, a qualifier during which Kostas Tsimikas is prone to get uncommon recreation time.

Following issues over his involvement as a consequence of journey restrictions, Diogo Jota has been cleared to play for Portugal after they have been faraway from the UK’s purple checklist.

Naby Keita is in a extra restricted scenario with Guinea, nevertheless, with Liverpool solely releasing their No. 8 for an AFCON qualifier in opposition to Mali on March 24, requesting his return earlier than one other in opposition to red-listed Namibia.

Xherdan Shaqiri can also be set for motion with Switzerland, whereas Neco Williams is a part of the Wales squad to play Belgium, Mexico and the Czech Republic.

England's Curtis Jones during the UEFA Euro 2021 Under-21 Qualifying Group 3 match at Molineux, Wolverhampton. ( Mike Egerton/PA Wire/PA Images)

In the meantime, Curtis Jones is within the England under-21s squad for the group stage of the European Championship, rounding off the 12-strong group of Liverpool’s first-teamers in worldwide motion.

A lot of loanees and children have additionally obtained call-ups, with Takumi Minamino, Marko Grujic and Harry Wilson amongst these set to function.

Harvey Elliott is with the England under-19s, whereas academy trio Jarell Quansah, James Norris and James Balagizi are all a part of the England under-18s squad.

Owen Beck has obtained his first call-up to the Wales under-21s, becoming a member of Morgan Boyes within the squad.

Alisson, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino have all been spared a membership vs. nation furore after CONMEBOL postponed all World Cup qualifiers as a consequence of fears of gamers not being launched to journey.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is amongst these missed, with Trent Alexander-Arnold essentially the most controversial omission from Gareth Southgate’s England squad.


Liverpool first-team gamers known as up

Naby Deco Keita of Guinea during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 26 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

Defenders: Kabak, Robertson, Tsimikas, N.Williams

Midfielders: Thiago, Wijnaldum, Jones, Keita*, Shaqiri

Forwards: Salah, Mane, Jota

Not known as up: Alisson, Adrian, Kelleher (injured), Phillips, R.Williams, Davies, Alexander-Arnold, Milner, Fabinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Origi (injured)

* Keita to return after first recreation.

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