- Barcelona have sent their thoughts to Mohamed Salah after suffering concussion
- The Liverpool forward has been ruled out of Tuesday's semi-final second leg tie at Anfield
- Jurgen Klopp stressed it will be tough to score four against Barca without Salah
Barcelona send get well message to Liverpool after Klopp confirms Salah will miss Champions League semi-final second leg with concussion
Barcelona have showed high sense of gamesmanship by penning a classy message to Liverpool after Mohamed Salah was ruled out of their UCL reverse tie at Anfield.
According to the Daily Mail, Salah will miss the encounter after failing to recover from a concussion after a head injury in Liverpool's win 3-2 over Newcastle on Saturday evening and must miss tonight’s game as the Reds’ attempt to bounce back from a three-goal deficit from the first leg against Barcelona.
Jurgen Klopp revealed on Monday, May 6, that Salah will not be available for selection during his pre-match press briefing citing the concussion.
And the Spanish giants took to its Twitter handle to rue Salah’s absence by extending their best wishes by writing: “Games like these are for world-class players. Get well soon!”
Salah's unavailability will come as an additional blow for the Klopp tutored-side Liverpool after the pair of Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino were already ruled out due to injury.
Klopp believes it will be a herculean task to score four times against Barcelona with his key men missing in action.
“The situation is with the 3-0 in Barcelona it is obviously not the situation we want to have.
“You cannot play against Barcelona and tell the world "watch this" and after 10 minutes we are level. We try to win the game. If there is an opportunity to go to the next round, we have to try in. Until then we just have to try and win the game, that's how we will do it.
“It is a long season and there is at least a little chance to make it even longer. If not, these are the last two home games of an incredible season, and I think we should celebrate that with a good performance on the pitch and a very good performance in the stands. That would be really nice.”
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Pep Guardiola says Liverpool and Barcelona are two best teams he has faced so far, even as he stressed that defending the Premier League title with Man City, will rank as one of the 'greatest achievement' in his career.
Man City play host to Leicester City on Monday, May 6, at the Etihad fully aware that a win will see them top the log again and put them one point better off than Liverpool ahead of next Sunday’s matches.
According to the Goal.com report, should Man City win the league, they will be the first team to defend their domestic title since their cross-city rivals United achieved similar feat in 2009.
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