Oyogist has learned that liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would miss the club’s fixture against Chelsea today after he reported a suspected positive Covid-19 test.
Klopp, is now self isolating, as he had experiencing mild symptoms.
His assistant Pepijn Lijnders will take charge for the trip to Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool also confirmed that three players and several staff members had tested positive, and were awaiting PCR test confirmations.
The club said in a statement: “Jurgen Klopp will miss Liverpool’s Premier League meeting with Chelsea on Sunday after returning a suspected positive Covid-19 test result.
“The Reds manager, who reported mild symptoms ahead of the fixture, is now isolating.
Assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders will therefore lead the team for the 4.30pm GMT kick-off at Stamford Bridge.