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Jurgen Klopp Illness: Updates on Liverpool Manager's Recovery from Appendicitis

Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp awaits the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
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Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistFebruary 6, 2016

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp missed Feb. 6's 2-2 Premier League draw with Sunderland after suffering appendicitis. The German had his appendix removed, and he has now resumed control of the Reds.

Continue for updates.

Klopp Returns vs. West Ham United

Tuesday, Feb. 9

The German sat in Liverpool's dugout for the 2-1 FA Cup fourth-round replay defeat to Slaven Bilic's Irons.

Klopp Comments on Recovery

Monday, Feb. 8

Klopp Making Progress After Surgery

Sunday, Feb. 7

Klopp is "recovering well" after his operation, according to Dominic King of the MailOnline.

Klopp Yet to Improve on Rodgers' Output

Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers in early October, and though the club hoped the switch would provide a much-needed spark, the Reds have failed to maintain top form for an extended stretch and currently sit ninth in the Premier League table.

Currently lingering around the Europa League places, it now seems unlikely the Reds will secure fourth place, and with it, a Champions League spot.


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