VIRGIL VAN DIJK, Fabinho and Curtis Jones will miss Liverpool’s game against Newcastle on Thursday having tested positive for Covid-19.
The Reds revealed the trio will be absent from the 8pm kick-off and it comes after Jurgen Klopp called for more Prem players to reveal when they have Covid.
Liverpool will be without three stars for their home game against Newcastle on ThursdayCredit: PA
“The three players are now isolating.
“As a result, the entire Reds’ set-up, including all players and staff, were tested for COVID-19 again today with no further positive cases being detected.
“Supporters attending the game at Anfield are reminded of the new entry requirements and protocols in place to protect public safety.”
Klopp this week urged clubs to ‘be more open’ when it comes to revealing which of their players have coronavirus.
The German gaffer, 54, has spoken of the rise in Covid cases as he declared that his squad are double vaccinated against the deadly bug.
Speaking of the recent crackdown on the rise in positive tests among footballers, he said: “I support new measures, absolutely.
“We get tested every day and before the games, absolutely fine.
“I’m here earlier than most of the players, tested before we arrive and then back to the cars.
“When lateral flows are negative, we are allowed to enter.
“Yesterday we all were and we hope that is the case for today. We are like the whole world, concerned about it, absolutely. We do what we can.”
He added: “The whole vaccination thing for me is a question of solidarity, loyalty and togetherness.
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“Everyone working at the training ground is at least double-vaccinated and will get the booster as soon as possible.”
On Thursday, Manchester United’s game with Brighton was the latest match to be called off because of a Covid outbreak.
The clash is one of five postponed this weekend as Covid rips through football.