Portuguese international Jota has been ruled out of the Community Shield this weekend. The Euro 2020 participant will miss the game against Manchester City on Saturday as a result of a hamstring injury.Jota has not featured for Liverpool in pre-season this summer after he sustained the injury during the set of UEFA Nations League games played last month. The Euro 2020 participant was in the colours of Portugal when he picked up the injury that has prompted him to miss several weeks of football action.
JurgenKlopp is the Liverpool manager and he gave an injury update on his squadin his pre-match presser on Thursday. On Jota, Klopp said the Portuguese attacker won’t be available for a while due to injury. For shot stopper Alisson, Klopp disclosed that he will miss the Community Shield, butthe former AS Roma star should return for the Premier League opener with hosts and London club Fulham. Liverpool will start the new Premier League season with an away game against newly promoted side Fulham.
In addition to being without first choice goalkeeper Alisson, second choice goalkeeper Kelleher will also miss the Community Shield this weekend as a result of injury. In the absence of Alisson and Kelleher, Spanish star Adrian will be in goal for the Community Shield.
New signing Ramsay is not expected to be in the Liverpool squad for the Manchester City game in the Community Shield due to injury. Ramsay is one of the new players at Liverpool following his transfer from Scottish side Aberdeen.