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Liverpool fans react to latest Naby Keita setback

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  Naby Keita of Liverpool runs the gauntlet  during a training session prior the UEFA Super Cup between and Liverpool and Chelsea on August 13, 2019 in...

The Liverpool midfielder appeared to be injured in a pre-match training session.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  Naby Keita of Liverpool runs the gauntlet  during a training session prior the UEFA Super Cup between and Liverpool and Chelsea on August 13, 2019 in...

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is a doubt for tonight's European Super Cup final against Chelsea, The Liverpool Echo report.

The paper say that Keita had to exit the squad's pre-match open training session in Istanbul on Tuesday night, looking in some discomfort as he headed up the tunnel.

He's now due to be assessed ahead of the fixture.

It's just the latest potential injury setback for the 24-year-old since making the switch from RB Leipzig to Anfield.

 

He had a number of small issues throughout 2018/19, struggling to get up to full match fitness and make an impact in the Liverpool side. He made just 16 starts in the Premier League.

His season eventually ended early after an abductor injury that ruled him out of an important May.

Last week, Jurgen Klopp admitted to the club's official website there were fitness "ups and downs" for the player last season that hampered his progress.

Recently he has looked sharp coming off the bench, especially in the Community Shield match against Manchester City, but after a disrupted pre-season this latest problem threatens to further delay becoming a prime pick in heart of Klopp's midfield.

Naby Keita of Liverpool during the FA Community Shield fixture between Liverpool and Manchester City  at Wembley Stadium on August 4, 2019 in London, England.

It's fair to say that some Liverpool fans are frustrated with the situation, hoping that the Guinean international can be more robust and physically ready for the challenges ahead this term.

These supporters took to Twitter to share their thoughts...

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