The German coach has confirmed his situation in training, saying he needs a bit more time in recovery before heading on to the field.
Georginio Wijnaldum will be among those looking to improve on an abject display in Saturday's 5-0 loss to Man City, with the Dutchman in poor form at Anfield. The quickest, easiest way to end all of this as quickly as possible is to cup tie the player at the earliest possible moment.
Then I would expect to see Coutinho starting against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, when his invention and guile would be very useful to unlock the door against opponents who will come to Anfield intent on defending.
The draw Liverpool have been handed for this group stage of the Champions League presents a real possibility to make progress and they have to snatch it.
Hurricane Irma Slowing to Tropical Storm; Florida Cost Estimates Sharply Reduced
Millions in the region lost power , and the coast of Florida, Georgia and SC braced for a potentially deadly storm surge. The massive storm triggered evacuation orders for 5.6 million people before it made two landfalls in the state Sunday.
Hurricane Irma leaves almost 6 million without power in Florida
The airport for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has re-opened Tuesday morning after closing as Hurricane Irma pounded the state. Roy Cooper told people to prepare even as projections had a weakened Irma entering the state well inland early next week.
Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus, says Mino Raiola
The 23-year-old has netted 49 goals in 98 appearances in just over two seasons at the Serie A side. The Juventus forward also admitted that playing against Messi will be a hard task.
"It was a decision made with the season in mind", Klopp said.
Liverpool still lacks that powerhouse leader at the back, the decisive voice, the talisman who will put his head in where it hurts.
Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah might not be involved in the Champions League Group E clash though, as he missed the training session at Melwood today due to illness. But while Liverpool may not quite be ready to claim a major honour, they are not as bad as the mauling at the Etihad would suggest.
"I'm very happy to have this start with the team and to help the team win points and win games", he told Liverpoolfc.com.