Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool: Keita not fit for Champions League final

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has named his 23-man squad for Saturday's Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur and Naby Keita is not a part of it.

Published : May 31, 2019 19:30 IST

Naby Keita has not recovered from an adductor injury in time to travel with Liverpool for the Champions League final, but Roberto Firmino is in the Reds' squad.

Keita was named in Guinea's provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations despite being ruled out for two months by Liverpool on May 3.

Any slim hopes the midfielder could return ahead of schedule were extinguished when Liverpool's 23-man travelling squad did not include him.

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Firmino has missed Liverpool's last three games with a groin injury but Jurgen Klopp expects him to be available to take on Tottenham in Madrid.

Liverpool is bidding to win a sixth European crown while Premier League rival Spurs are in the final for the first time in the club's history.

Both teams produced stunning semifinal comebacks to reach the showpiece, Liverpool knocking out Barcelona while Spurs beat Ajax.

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