Pep Guardiola has since been pressured to defend his determination not to draft in a fourth centre-back after Vincent Kompany’s exit. Despite Van Dijk’s significance to Liverpool’s defence, Klopp believes his back-up defenders might cope within the absence.
‘Does it keep me awake? Not yet,’ Klopp replied when requested if losing Van Dijk considerations him.
‘It is the explanation we’ve got 4 centre-halves.
‘It is not easy for the ‘in the moment’ No.4 to play.
‘Of course [injuries] can happen but we cannot think about them before they happen. We all need luck to be successful.’.
Van Dijk’s arrival at Liverpool impressed a exceptional transformation of the Reds’ defensive file after years of frailties on the again.
Klopp is but to absolutely decide on Van Dijk’s greatest defensive companion, with Joe Gomez losing his place to Joel Matip final season after a spell injured.
Matip has stored his place within the new marketing campaign and has earned reward from followers and pundits for his stable performances.
Liverpool although suffered their first defeat of the season of their Champions League opener on Tuesday night time and are wanting to bounce again instantly of their Premier League conflict with Chelsea on Sunday.