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Jurgen Klopp to miss Liverpool game today due to illness

Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will miss today's game against Sunderland at Anfield after suffering a suspected bout of appendicitis, the club have announced.

The news was announced in a short statement on the club's website.

It read: 'Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp will be absent from today's Barclays Premier League fixture against Sunderland at Anfield, after suffering a suspected bout of appendicitis.

'First-team duties will be overseen by the remaining members of the coaching staff, including Zeljko Buvac, Peter Krawietz, Pepijn Lijnders and John Achterberg.'