Liverpool boss hoping for a rejuvenated Salah after break from Egypt duty

first_img REVEALED 2 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move ADVICE LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card huge blow Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes the international break will have helped rejuvenate Mohamed Salah.The Reds star has gone seven games without a goal – his longest barren run since joining the club in 2017. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Mohamed Salah is in desperate need of a goal RANKED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain has been out since April 2018 “The boys never had a day off, actually. They always trained, but individually and not at the highest intensity, so that helps of course. Not only for Mo, for the others as well. All good.”Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has not played a first-team game in almost a year due to a knee injury, is edging closer to a return.The 25-year-old suffered a minor setback with a hamstring injury in his first competitive game for the Under-23s earlier this month.And Klopp says he regrets hyping up Oxlade-Chamberlain’s fitness. REPLY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade no dice BEST OF But Salah was spared international duty with Egypt this month, giving him a fortnight without football.Salah will be looking to end his goal drought when Liverpool host Tottenham on Sunday. He found the net three times in two appearances against Spurs last season.Asked whether the forward had benefited from not having to travel for matches against Niger and Nigeria, Klopp said: “Oh, 100 per cent.“Of course if you can gain freshness in that time then that’s clear. He said: “How can I say this? I think one of the biggest mistakes I made was being so excited about having Ox back.“I’m pretty sure Ox felt a little bit after the last session with us, and then he played the game and felt a little bit more, and everybody was looking at him.“So now we keep him a little bit more in the shadows, he’s in a pretty good moment, he will train, and when he is back and ready to be properly involved again, then I will inform you. Until then I will not speak about him.”last_img read more