Liverpool to miss Thiago, Henderson for Spurs clash

Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho and Curtis Jones who missed Liverpool's 3-1 win over Newcastle United will also miss the fixture due to suspected COVID positive tests.

Captain Henderson returned a negative test for COVID-19 and Thiago is under isolation.   -  REUTERS

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss Sunday's Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur due to a "suspected positive test for COVID-19", while Jordan Henderson is out because of illness, the Merseyside club said.

Captain Henderson returned a negative test for COVID-19 and Thiago is under isolation.

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"All of the Reds' first-team squad and staff have been tested for COVID-19 on Saturday as well as this morning, with no further positive cases detected, which includes Henderson," Liverpool said in a statement.

Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho and Curtis Jones missed Liverpool's 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Thursday after suspected positive tests for COVID-19 and will not return to the team to face Spurs.

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