Saints to assess Fraser Forster and Stuart Armstrong ahead of Liverpool clash



Posted Monday, May 16, 2022 by PA

Saints to assess Fraser Forster and Stuart Armstrong ahead of Liverpool clash

Southampton will assess Fraser Forster and Stuart Armstrong ahead of Tuesday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.

Goalkeeper Forster and midfielder Armstrong have each missed training due to a series of complaints but could be fit to feature against the title-chasing Reds.

Saints keeper Alex McCarthy, who is still awaiting his first appearance since suffering injury in December, could come in to replace Forster. Defender Tino Livramento (knee) remains out.

Liverpool have doubts over key pair Mohamed Salah (groin) and Virgil Van Dijk (knee) for the trip to St Mary’s after both were forced off injured during the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Midfielder Fabinho is definitely ruled out with the thigh injured sustained in last week’s clash with Aston Villa.

Left-back Andy Robertson could make the squad with the reason for his withdrawal at Wembley cited as cramp.

Southampton provisional squad: Forster, Caballero, McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Lyanco, Stephens, Perraud, Salisu, Bednarek, Valery, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, S Armstrong, Djenepo, Smallbone, Tella, Elyounoussi, Diallo, Walcott, Long, A Armstrong, Adams, Broja.

Liverpool provisional squad: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Robertson, Henderson, Keita, Thiago, Mane, Diaz, Kelleher, Gomez, Matip, Tsimikas, Milner, Jones, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jota, Firmino, Minamino, Origi.

Tag:


Attention: Third parties may advertise their products and/or services on our website.7M does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of their contents.
Your dealings with such third parties are solely between you and such third parties and we shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you.