Luis Diaz has travelled to Toulouse in advance of Liverpool’s clash with the French side, after the chief negotiator for the Colombian governing administration on Wednesday claimed that the system of releasing his kidnapped father was completely ready to start.
Diaz’s father, Luis Manuel, was taken by armed members of the still left-wing guerrilla group ELN on October 28 and regional reviews on Wednesday prompt the family members had requested the insurgents for proof of lifetime as the research ticks towards a fortnight.
But regardless of those stories in Colombia, Jurgen Klopp insisted there was ‘no true news’ about the situation.
The ahead, who scored at Luton on Sunday, is element of the squad as his facet go to the south of France realizing a win will safe their spot in the Europa League knockout stages.
‘No serious information, generally optimistic signals someway but not actual information,’ said Klopp when questioned about Diaz. ‘He resolved final week that for the reason that he simply cannot go to Colombia – that will not be the situation at the minute – and when he is with us schooling it is a safe and sound position and close to matches.
Colombian ahead Luis Diaz boards the aircraft to Toulouse for Liverpool’s Europa League activity
Diaz revealed a t-shirt with the words ‘Libertad Para Papa’ (‘Freedom for Papa’) below his jersey
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‘He desires to be with us, he has travelled and is out there.’ Diaz was picked in the Colombia nationwide squad for the approaching global break in which they host Brazil on Friday week. He has not returned to his homeland considering that the kidnapping thanks to safety fears.
In the meantime, Virgil Van Dijk will not perform in the match due to ailment, which Klopp and numerous other gamers are also struggling with. Midfielders Ryan Gravenberch, who endured a knock on his knee, and Curtis Jones, a lower-quality hamstring pull, also did not vacation due to insignificant injuries.
Children Ben Doak and Jarell Quansah are thus in line for more minutes and Klopp claimed of the defender: ‘If you would have questioned me in pre-year no matter whether Jarell would be that very good I would have been shocked.
‘But because then I have observed him each individual working day, I am not surprised any more. It is really terrific to have a boy from our have academy with that opportunity and high quality. We will see the place he finishes up but it is extremely promising.
‘He is fantastic on the ball, intense in the problem and has anything you want with a whole lot of home for improvement and development and which is the most effective information for Liverpool. There was converse about him likely on mortgage and we said ‘no’, that was obviously a very very good selection.’
Diaz’s father Luis Manuel (correct) is however to be launched by still left-wing rebel group ELN – but the head of the guerrilla group is reported to have claimed they created a ‘mistake’ keeping the father