Andy Lonergan denied Liverpool debut as Adrian recovers from ankle injury

first_img Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta OFF 1 talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up this week… LIVE on talkSPORT A fan collided into the Spaniard following his penalty save in Liverpool’s shootout win over Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.Adrian’s absence would have likely seen 35-year-old Lonergan start in goal on Saturday, making him the oldest English debutant in the Premier League this century.The veteran goalkeeper, who played for Rochdale in League One last season, was signed on a short-term deal following Alisson’s calf injury.Explaining Adrian’s freak collision with the Liverpool fan, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp said: “A supporter jumped over something, was chased by some security guys, slipped and kicked his ankle. It’s crazy. rookie error Getty Images – Getty “Yesterday it was swollen, today I spoke to him and he said ‘it’s much better than yesterday’ but we have to see. Apart from that it was a brilliant night for him, not only because of the penalty but also because of the game.“It’s crazy. We love our fans, no doubt, but if they could stop doing that. We played against City and someone ran on the pitch then. Against Norwich, there was someone as well. FAREWELL Adrian is filling in for Alisson, who is sidelined with a calf injury Norwich City vs Newcastle United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur (Saturday, 5.30pm) – talkSPORTReading vs Cardiff City (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2 What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ latest Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January on target New job LATEST LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Andy Lonergan has been denied a bizarre Liverpool debut against Southampton.Adrian, deputising for the injured Alisson, starts at St Mary’s, but had been a doubt with an ankle knock. Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested stalemate deals Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship “It’s not funny. Like the girl in the Champions League final, she made money. What can we do?”In other team news, Sadio Mane starts his first game of the Premier League season against his former club.The Senegal international was only fit enough for the bench in Liverpool’s opening-day win over Norwich last weekend, but scored twice against Chelsea in midweek.Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action.We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever.last_img

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