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Liverpool undecided about seeking cover for AFCON players in January

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has said they’re undecided about seeking cover for their African Cup of Nations players in January.

The Reds are set to be without Senegal forward Sadio Mane, Egypt talisman Mohamed Salah and Guinea midfielder Naby Keita when the tournament takes place between January 9 and February 6 in Cameroon.

“It depends on the situation in the squad at the moment,” said the Reds boss. “It’s not ideal, everybody knows that.

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“Africa Cup of Nations, they have the right to play their tournament, like Europe and South America, that is completely fine.

“We knew it, we have to deal with it, and we will deal with it. How? We will have to see in January.

“People are saying now that we have to sign two strikers of the same quality as Sadio and Mo, but that cannot be a solution as we cannot do that.

“So we need to find a solution in January.”

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