Jurgen Klopp reveals date Liverpool World Cup stars will return


first_imgLiverpool’s World Cup semi-finalists will return to the club just a week before the Reds kick off their Premier League season.Dejan Lovren, Jordan Henderson, Simon Mignolet and Trent Alexander-Arnold have been given three weeks off following their exploits in Russia. Klopp said: “They are back as well at August 5, I think, then we have proper week to prepare the season.”Lovren played 651 minutes as Croatia reached the final for the first time in their history.The centre-back started the final but was unable to help his side to glory, with France clinching a 4-2 victory, while he grappled with a pitch invader.Henderson played 428 minutes for England as the Three Lions reached the semi-finals for the first time since 1990. Dejan Lovren receives his World Cup runners up medal from Russian president Vladimir Putin How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 2 Jordan Henderson was a key part of England’s historic run in Russia REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 2 How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence smart causal RANKED possible standings center_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Latest Liverpool news predicted huge blow silverware Alexander-Arnold featured in just one game for England, playing 79 minutes in the final group stage clash with Belgium, while Simon Mignolet did not play a single minute as Belgium secured third place.The other Liverpool players who were in World Cup action this summer will report back for duty earlier.Marko Grujic, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will link up with the squad when they fly out for their tour of the United States later this week.Roberto Firmino will not travel to the US, and is scheduled to return later this month in the team’s subsequent training camp in France. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? last_img

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