Liverpool Training Centre closed amid Covid outbreak

Liverpool Football Club have temporarily closed the AXA Training Centre because of growing Covid cases among the first team players and staff.

Assistant manager Pepijn Lijnder s is the latest casualty, causing the cancellation of the pre-Arsenal press conference due this morning.

The club have requested the postponement of Thursday’s Carabao Cup semi-final with the Gunners at Emirates Stadium although a decision has yet to be made.