Luis Diaz And Diogo Jota Latest Injury Update, Status And Return Date

Luis Diaz And Diogo Jota Latest Injury Update, Status And Return Date

Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz suffered major injuries prior to world cup and fans were optimistic about their immediate return before Christmas matches, know their latest injury update and return date

Despite the long world cup break, Liverpool forwards Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota were unable to recover in time to play in Saturday’s match against Aston Villa. After suffering major setback in their recovery, Diaz is expected to return in March and Jota is likely to play in February.

Luis Diaz And Diogo Jota Latest Injury Update, Status And Return Date News

Injury of Luis Diaz & Diogo Jota And Expected Return Date

Diaz, who sustained his injury during a 3-2 loss to Arsenal in October, is anticipated to be sidelined until March as a result of his delay in recuperation. The inclusion of him in the Liverpool team for their training camp in Dubai had given Liverpool fans hope after his two-month absence. But after Klopp disclosed that he had an incident in training, he was sent home early. Diaz’s recovery period will now likely be five months long due to surgery to address a lateral collateral ligament problem.

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At the Etihad Stadium versus Man City, Jota injured his calf and owing to the severity of his injury, he was ruled out of Portugal’s World Cup Squad. Later, Jota participated in the Dubai training camp, and Liverpool’s Pep Lijnders provided an update on Jota’s health. In his update, Lijnders revealed that Jota’s recovery is going well and he is anticipated to be sidelined until the end of January or the beginning of February.

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Will Diaz & Jota play in Liverpool’s Upcoming Match?

With Liverpool sitting 15-points behind leaders Arsenal, they will be eager to see their two pivotal forwards return to the field and help in their rise towards the top-4 positions. In their upcoming match on Monday, Liverpool will play against Aston Villa before taking on Leicester City on Saturday. Looking at current situation, it is 100% sure that Jota & Diaz won’t be able to play in these two matches along with some other upcoming matches in January. In the absence of Diaz & Jota, Liverpool ace Salah along with Nunez will have to spearhead their team’s attack.

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