Jurgen Klopp is expecting both Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho to be fit to feature for Liverpool in Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid.
The two key midfielders were doubts for the Reds heading to Paris this week.
Thiago hobbled out of the final match of the Premier League season against Wolves with a calf injury, while a hamstring complaint means Fabinho has not played since the win at Aston Villa on May 10.
However, Klopp offered a positive update in his pre-match news conference on Friday.
“The mood is good, very good,” the Liverpool manager said. “We’re really excited about being here now, getting a feeling of the stadium, the location. That’s all good.
“It looks good for both Thiago and Fabinho. Fabinho trained completely normal; Thiago trained yesterday with the team, will train today, and then we will go from there.”
Happy to be back here. Getting ready. Let’s do it! pic.twitter.com/AIeLdvPGP1
— Fabinho (@_fabinhotavares) May 25, 2022
Liverpool are unbeaten in the nine games they have played this season without either Thiago or Fabinho in the starting XI, although they have drawn three of those matches.
The pair have appeared together in the line-up 20 times in 2021-22, contributing to an outstanding 17 wins.