Jurgen Klopp hails Perrie Edwards role in helping Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain recover


Jurgen Klopp credited Little Mix pop star Perrie Edwards for her role in helping boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain get back into shape.
The Liverpool boss welcomed his midfielder to full training this week after another long layoff with a knee injury.

The 27-year-old has been lucky with injuries since his time at Anfield in 2017 and is no stranger to the physical and mental challenges of rehabilitation.

But Klopp praised singer Edwards’ vital support throughout her latest cover.

“The first few weeks in a situation like this, they are absolutely not to recommend, I would say. Nobody needs it, ”Klopp said of Ox’s injury.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is back in great shape after his last injury

“But after that, Ox is his best therapist himself, he’s just a very positive person, a very optimistic person.

” People [around him], his girlfriend, his family, his brother, his mother, his father, they are quite close.

“By the time Ox joins parts of team training again, everyone benefits, that’s the way he is. ”

Oxlade-Chamberlain has been dating Edwards for four years and the couple share a mansion together in Surrey.

Klopp praised the support Perrie gave to her boyfriend
Klopp praised the support Perrie gave to her boyfriend

He has been out of action since August after suffering a knee problem during the preseason, and has yet to appear for the defending Premier League champions in this campaign.

Reds fans have seen clips of Oxlade-Chamberlain working hard in the gym, and he could now be in line for a role in Liverpool’s clash with Fulham on Sunday.

Klopp added: “You don’t know that you miss him because he’s not been around for a long time and then by the time he walks in and is at the gym with the players it’s like, ‘Oh, that’ is much better when he’s here! ‘It’s Ox.

“In the first few weeks the players get all the help they need, from that point on – especially with Ox – he’s the energy giver and he doesn’t need too much energy. others.


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