Jurgen Klopp has described the injury suffered by Dejan Lovren in Liverpool’s win over Bournemouth as ‘not too serious’ after the defender limped off throughout the first half on Saturday afternoon.
Lovren was compelled off 40 minutes into the competition on the Vitality Stadium, changed by Trent Alexander-Arnold as Liverpool went on to win 3-0.
With Joel Matip already sidelined with a knee drawback there was concern over the Croatian, however Klopp doesn’t appear too frightened, believing it was simply cramp – the identical drawback which saved Georginio Wijnaldum and Adam Lallana out of the match day squad this weekend.
‘Always you don’t know precisely nevertheless it seems to be not too severe, it seems to be like a bit cramp,’ stated the German. ‘He felt one thing, he advised us, stated he for positive may go to half-time, needed to have therapy there and carry on, however we stated no and stopped it there.
‘That’s the established order, you will have these form of issues on this second of the season. It is just like what Gini [Wijnaldum] and Adam Lallana had – not severe however severe sufficient to maintain them out.
‘Now we have two days to make sure they can go again. That’s what I feel for the time being however I don’t know 100 per cent.
‘Apart from that it was a perfect game. All round nearly perfect day.’
Goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah gave the Reds the win on the south coast and takes them 11 factors clear on the high of the Premier League with Leicester enjoying on Sunday towards Aston Villa.
Manchester City have fallen additional behind within the title race with a 2-1 defeat at residence to Manchester United and are actually 14 factors behind the Reds.
Klopp’s males are again in motion within the Champions League at Red Bull Salzburg on Tuesday.