Jurgen Klopp is “not worried” about Mohamed Salah’s fitness, with the Liverpool forward looking good in training as he prepares to return to action in a Champions League clash with Napoli.
The Egypt international sat out a Premier League trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
He was named among the Reds’ substitutes, and was readied to come on at one stage, but his services were not required in a dogged 2-1 win.
With no risks taken on his niggling ankle complaint, a welcome period of rest has allowed the 27-year-old to recuperate.
Klopp is now expecting Salah to figure in midweek European action, with there nothing to suggest that a prolific frontman will not be in contention.
The Liverpool boss told reporters at his pre-match press conference: “Mo looks really good. He looked really good in training, the day before yesterday especially, after the game. It was really good.
“Yesterday [Monday] we didn’t do too much, so we will see today – but I’m not worried about it.”
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