Liverpool attacker Roberto Firmino is ready for the final of the Champions League on Saturday evening in Madrid against Tottenham Hotspur, as confirmed Liverpool-coach Jürgen Klopp on Tuesday.
The Brazilian attacker was since the beginning of may out with a muscle injury, but trains recently returned to The Reds. His return is especially bad news for Divock Origi. The Red Devil was the past weeks, the replacement for Firmino in the striker at Liverpool, and had two goals in the second leg of the semi-finals of the Champions League is still an important share in the 4-0 thuiszege of Liverpool against FC Barcelona, making the 3-0 defeat in the heenwedstrijd blotted out. In the absence of Firmino played Klopp with Sadio Mané, Mo Salah and Origi up front, and the expectation is that the Brazilian his place in the attack returned and so will be there for our fellow american more than likely not more than a place on the couch, in bed, Saturday night in the Metropolitanostadion of Atlético.
Near Keita is finally out for the English clash against the Spurs. The Guinean midfielder ran into the duel with Barça a dijbeenblessure on and is not yet fully recovered. “The finale comes too early, but he will post progress, making the Africa Cup belongs to the possibilities”, well known Klopp.
For Tottenham are Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen ready to go and so it becomes the first Champions League final with the Belgians in the two camps. The Champions League this year, so certainly a Belgian winner, after Daniel Van Buyten (Bayern, 2013) and Thomas Vermaelen (FC Barcelona, 2015). In 1988 won Eric Gerets with PSV in the european cup I, the precursor of the Champions League. The first edition was in 1993, won by Olympique Marseille with Raymond Goethals as coach at the helm.