Many Liverpool fans on Twitter have called for Fabinho to be left out of the team for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Aston Villa.
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The Brazil midfielder has received four yellow cards in the league already this season and, if he picks up another at Villa Park this weekend, he would then be suspended for the league leaders’ game against closest challengers Manchester City the following week.
The 25-year-old has been an integral presence in Jurgen Klopp’s line-up so far this season, being ever-present in the Champions League and starting all but one Premier League game. [via TransferMarkt]
His importance to the team is demonstrated by several statistics from WhoScored.com – nobody has won more tackles per game for the Reds than his 2.5, while his 1.3 interceptions per game is bettered by only four players and his 86.8% passing accuracy is the sixth-highest in the squad.
These Liverpool fans on Twitter would rather see him omitted from the line-up against Aston Villa so that he won’t run the risk of suspension for the Manchester City game on November 10th:
No, if he doesn’t play against City we probably won’t win we 100% can’t risk him vs Villa
— Anton (@antonnnn8) October 29, 2019
Na,we need him for citeh full stop mate
— KarlYatesUnbearablyLFC6times (@YatesLfc) October 29, 2019
Nah rest him it’s a big game for him to miss
— Rob Francis.. (@RobFran70585262) October 29, 2019
Bench him … This one of the reason why call it Squard dept … we have other players to us. We had to rest of best to face the best.
— Saheed Adekeye (@Eyezman01) October 30, 2019
We’ve got more than enough cover for the villa game. I’d give him a rest for the City game for sure.
— Señor Alex (@OneUpLFC) October 29, 2019
I’d rest him and keep him out of trouble, going to be massive for us v City
— Chris Kelly (@risrelly) October 29, 2019
Rest him, he is defo needed for the city game. COYR
— Tony (@XABIisaRED) October 29, 2019
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