Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Jurgen Klopp update on Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a Press Conference at Melwood Training Ground on August 12, 2016 in Liverpool, England.

The Reds boss spoke after the Premier League win over Huddersfield, with Barcelona awaiting his charges in the Champions League next week.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a Press Conference at Melwood Training Ground on August 12, 2016 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has provided an update on the fitness of key duo Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk following the Premier League win over Huddersfield Town on Friday night.

The Brazil international sat out the Reds’ 5-0 hammering of the Terriers at Anfield after he sustained a slight muscle tear during a training session at Melwood, while the Netherlands defender appeared to have suffered a knock during the game.

Klopp, in conversation with Liverpool's media team, is optimistic that Firmino can recover in time for Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final first-leg trip to Barcelona at Camp Nou, but admitted that it was too early to be certain.

 

"The official diagnosis is he has a small tear in a small muscle, so apart from the word ‘tear’ everything else is positive," said Klopp. "It is Bobby, so he might be ready for Wednesday, but we obviously don’t know in the moment. Because it is him, it’s rather likely that [he will be] than not, but we will see."

Meanwhile, asked if Van Dijk had picked up an injury during the game over the relegated Terriers, Klopp replied: "No, nothing. I asked him, he said, ‘No, no, all good."

With Barcelona undoubtedly one of the strongest teams on the continent, Liverpool will need to be firing on all cylinders and any fitness updates, even ones that aren't overly worrying on the surface, will cause concern amongst the Reds fanbase.

Here is how some Liverpool supporters reacted on Twitter to Klopp's updates on Bobby and VVD:

After the game at Camp Nou, the Reds travel to Newcastle United on Saturday night, and on the following Tuesday, Anfield will host Barca in the second leg.

Roberto Firminho of Liverpool celebrates with Saido Mane after he scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on March...

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