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Keita out of FA Cup derby against Everton due to a groin injury

Naby Keita is yet to overcome his injury woes at Liverpool after Jurgen Klopp ruled him out of Sunday's Merseyside Derby in the third round of the FA Cup. Keita was in the starting 11 for Thursday's Premier League 2 nil win against Sheffield United at Anfield but was withdrawn after he was hit with a suspected groin injury during the warm-up. Klopp revealed the 24-year-old's status after the game through the club's official website: "I don't know exactly what he has—it was the groin—but I can say already he will not be involved against Everton. That makes it 12 adult players we have [available], plus the kids, so that's not cool, but we cannot change it." James Milner went on to replace Naby Keita against the Blades but his unavailability is a cause for concern as they face an Everto...
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Klopp – There is much more to come from Naby Keita

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes that there is more to come from Naby Keita. The Guinea international was on the scoresheet for the Reds in the 2:1 win against Monterrey in the Club World Cup to book a place in the final against Brazilian side Flamengo on Saturday. Naby Keita has endured a challenging career at Liverpool since joining in 2018, due to some recurring injuries. However, he has started picking up and has been in good form recently, showing why the Reds doled out £52million to acquire him. 'Naby is a player who can score goals,' said the manager. 'It is not the highest number of games he's played for us, but he's scored a lot of goals already, important goals as well. 'Absolutely brilliant how he did that (against Monterrey) - and there is so much more to come. ...