Liverpool star Saido Mane will miss the trip to Aston Villa after contacting Covid-19 reports Goal.com. The Senegalese star is the second Liverpool player in matters of days to have contacted the virus.
The club revealed on its official website that Mane displayed minor symptoms of the the virus and is now self isolating. This means Mane who is arguably Liverpool’s most inform player will miss the clash and other international duties along with Thiago Alcantara, Joel Matip, Alex Oxlade Chamberlian and Kostas Tsikimas.
Jurgen Klopp will certainly not be impressed with this news having voiced his frustration with the international schedule and the possibility of his players returning with Covid-19.
With Mane set to miss the clash, Diego Jota will likely be handed his first Premier League start. The $45m signing showed glimpses of his quality against Arsenal in the Premier League and the Caraboa Cup but, he will need a run of games to get him firing all cylinders.