Latest Liverpool FC fitness update ahead of Stamford Bridge visit - Chelsea vs Liverpool

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Jurgen Klopp provided an update on the fitness of injured trio , and Emre Can as well as the rest of his Liverpool squad of this weekend's fixture with .

Gomez suffered a knock in the early stages of last weekend's goalless with at , and is sidelined for the trip to Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

"Joe, we still wait for final assessments, stuff like that, so we can really figure out what it is exactly. He's not available for Chelsea," Jurgen Klopp said during his pre-match press conference.

Meanwhile, Can has been out of action for the Reds since picking up a back injury against on March 17. The German has spent much of rehabilitation from Liverpool and Klopp has ambigiously suggested Monday is an "important day" for the midfielder.

"We are in contact with Emre. An important day is next Monday and then we can make the decision if he starts training with us or not immediately," Klopp added.

“It would only be good news for the final, probably not for the last game of the season."

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Emre Can was substituted after just 27 minutes during Liverpool's 5-0 over Watford at Anfield on Saturday. Image: Press Association

Lallana, who has had a stop-start campaign due to injury, is back in full-training but could still miss out against Chelsea due to a lack of match fitness.

"Adam trained now the first real football session in Rome in the morning of the game. He looked good, that's OK,” Klopp said.

“I have no idea if we will use that or not [against Chelsea], I have to think about it. But that's good."

The Reds have had a busy few months, with their successful run in the meaning having to navigate two fixtures a week for the most part.

However, with just three games of the season remaining, the boss explained the rest of his side are fit, although the injuries sustained by some of his key players means he is unwilling to rotate his side.

"From [Wednesday night], all should be OK. It is the first game for weeks that nothing happened in the game," he said.

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The Reds qualified to the Champions League final with a 7-6 aggregate win over Roma in the semi-final / Liverpool FC via Getty Images

"You saw it is quite difficult (to rotate). We will see. We have to wait. But it's difficult, the whole situation is not too easy. But it would be much more difficult if we played tomorrow.

"The whole season is a constant challenge, we really fought so hard so far, now we have to finish the job.

"How could I pick different teams [for the Premier League and Champions League]? Not possible, they're both very, very important,” he said.

"I've said it a few times and I'll say it again. We have two semi-finals again, against Chelsea and Brighton, very important—no chance to think about anything else.

"Then after these two games we have two weeks to prepare for the other game. They're both exactly the same importance, absolutely no difference."

Joel Matip and are the other current injury concerns for Jurgen Klopp, with the duo already being confirmed as being out for the rest of the season.

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