Luis Diaz returns to Liverpool training amid the ongoing situation with his father's kidnapping... as Jurgen Klopp insists it is up to the Colombian as to whether he makes himself available for Sunday's trip to Luton

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  • Luis Diaz's parents were kidnapped disconnected nan streets successful Colombia past Saturday
  • His mother was released later that night, but nan search for his begetter is ongoing
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By Will Pickworth For Mailonline

Published: 05:58 EDT, 3 November 2023 | Updated: 06:22 EDT, 3 November 2023

Jurgen Klopp has revealed Luis Diaz is backmost training pinch Liverpool amid nan ongoing kidnapping business pinch his family.

Diaz's parents were snatched disconnected nan streets of their hometown successful La Guajira region successful Colombia by 4 equipped men connected motorcycles whilst buying watermelons astatine a state position connected Saturday.

Whilst Diaz's mother Cilenis Marulanda was freed later that night, Diaz Snr remains a hostage, pinch Colombia's constabulary and subject forces working together in a bid to bring him location safely. 


A ample manhunt has been ongoing since and section authorities person put nan blasted connected Colombia’s past remaining rebel group Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN), which translates arsenic nan National Liberation Army.

Diaz’s mother was near successful a car by kidnappers arsenic constabulary closed in, but nan gunmen dragged distant his father.

Jurgen Klopp has revealed Luis Diaz is backmost training pinch Liverpool amid nan ongoing kidnapping business pinch his family

Colombian constabulary person been searching for Diaz's begetter who was seized astatine gunpoint past week

Liverpool guardant Diaz, 26, had remained successful England aft learning of nan events connected Saturday night. 

He was not progressive successful Sunday’s triumph complete Nottingham Forest aliases Wednesday’s Carabao Cup triumph against Bournemouth.

However, up of this Sunday's travel to Luton, Reds leader Klopp confirmed nan Colombian was backmost successful training.

'We person to spot really he is, and spell from there,' he told his pre-match property conference.

Diaz's mother (centre) was besides kidnapped, earlier she was released later that connected Saturday

Klopp insisted it is up to Diaz arsenic to whether he makes himself disposable for nan travel to Luton

'Anything that gives america a small spot of dream is good, we are waiting for bully news. It's each astir him, if he makes himself disposable aliases not.'

Meanwhile, reports collapsed earlier connected Friday that Diaz's begetter could beryllium released today.

A study from Colombian publication Semana person claimed that it is expected nan group - considered to beryllium terrorists by nan US and European Union - will merchandise him successful nan adjacent fewer hours. 

ELN typical Juan Carlos Carlos Cuellar told a organization gathering that he will beryllium 'released arsenic soon arsenic possible'.  


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