Liverpool stars Alisson and Thiago Alcantara could miss Arsenal clash

first_imgThiago had a rather chequered injury record at Bayern Munich (Picture: Getty)Providing a fitness update at his pre-match press conference on Friday, Klopp said: ‘I think Joe should be back today in training, that’s what everybody told me – and nobody told me something different since.‘Billy [Koumetio] is back in training. Joel not, pretty much. Hendo not yet, that was clear – this game is for sure too early. I think that’s it, pretty much.’MORE: Sadio Mane reveals how Liverpool squad reacted to Thiago Alcantara signing this summerMORE: Alisson makes admission over Liverpool form ahead of Arsenal showdownFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Metro Sport ReporterSunday 27 Sep 2020 12:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link972Shares Advertisement Both players will be given last-minute fitness tests before the game (Picture: Getty Images)Liverpool are sweating over the fitness of first-team stars Alisson and Thiago Alcantara, with both players major doubts for Monday night’s clash against Arsenal.The Premier League champions already have several injury issues, with skipper Jordan Henderson taken off after 45 minutes against Chelsea and Fabinho forced to play at centre-back in the game with both Joel Matip and Joe Gomez sidelined.Now they have been dealt another injury blow, with The Times reporting that both Alisson and Thiago are doubts for Monday’s game at Anfield and have been unable to train fully.center_img Liverpool stars Alisson and Thiago Alcantara could miss Arsenal clash Advertisement Alisson suffered calf and hip injuries last season (Picture: Getty Images)Both players have ‘unspecified issues’ which have restricted their involvement in training over the past few days and will be assessed again on Sunday.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTLiverpool’s squad are due to have one final training session later this afternoon and Jurgen Klopp is crossing his fingers that Thiago and Alisson can take at least some part.Even if they do, both players will require last-minute fitness checks before tomorrow night’s game to make sure they have not suffered any reaction.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalFortunately for Liverpool, Gomez has overcome his own niggle and will be able to line up alongside Virgil van Dijk in the heart of the defence, with Fabinho returning to midfield in the absence of Henderson and potentially Thiago too.In goal, back-up keeper Adrian has been put on standby should Alisson miss out, with the Spaniard having performed well when called upon last season.last_img read more

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Governor Wolf Provides Update on Weather-Related Flooding Response

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Press Release,  Weather Safety Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today provided an update on the weekend’s flooding and Pennsylvania’s response to its effects in areas across the state, especially in the southwest, central, and southeast regions.“The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is working closely with county emergency management personnel to monitor conditions as water levels rise and fall on commonwealth waterways,” Gov. Wolf said. “State agencies are on alert in the event that state resources are needed in order to respond to incidents.”The Commonwealth Response Coordination Center at PEMA is staffed with additional personnel to monitor conditions and maintain situational awareness.“The barrage of rain and accompanying flooding in many parts of our state is putting a lot of stress and strain on Pennsylvanians,” Gov. Wolf said. “I want to reassure residents and businesses that I and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, local emergency responders, and state agencies are doing everything we can to assist.”PennDOT advised that the numerous roadways affected by flooding will remain closed until water recedes and roads can be checked for any damage. Motorists can see incident alerts – such as closures due to flooding – on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com and clicking “Incidents.” 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.As always, motorists should be alert and watch for standing water on roadways. They should never attempt to drive through flooded roadways. Motorists should be aware of the possibility of flooding throughout the afternoon and evening and be cautious as floodwaters and damaged roads may be more difficult to see at night.Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews and like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.The PUC continues to monitor utility storm response and outage reports, along with statewide forecasts. Heavy rains continue to cause isolated outages, especially in western and southwestern Pennsylvania.Rain associated with the current weather system will be moving out of Pennsylvania today and into this evening, but the flood threat continues through midweek on rising streams and creeks. Residents should continuously monitor local conditions; be alert for high water.“Thank you to the emergency responders for doing all that they can to help those affected by flooding and to keep people informed and safe,” Gov. Wolf said. “PEMA will work with local municipalities to develop damage assessments and address unmet needs. We continue to urge Pennsylvanians to monitor driving conditions to stay safe throughout the week.” Governor Wolf Provides Update on Weather-Related Flooding Responsecenter_img September 10, 2018last_img read more

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Governor DeSantis says summer camps can reopen without restrictions

first_imgGovernor DeSantis says he will allow summer camps across Florida to reopen without any state level restrictions.The announcement was made during a press conference in Jacksonville on Friday afternoon.The Governor says he decision was based on data showing that while Florida has reported 49,000 cases of the coronavirus and 2,190 COVID related deaths, there are no fatalities under the age of 25:“I think the data is pretty clear: Kids don’t seem to get infected at the same rates that adults get infected,” Governor DeSantis said.While there will be no state imposed restrictions of summer camps, the governor says individual counties can enforce their own restrictions based on what is believed to be right for their communities.“I hope that this will be good for folks over the summer. I really trust parents. I trust the physicians who work with the kids, the local leaders, coaches, camps,” Gov. DeSantis said.last_img read more

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