Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not worried about losing Virgil van Dijk to injury

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League match between Napoli and Liverpool at Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Italy on 17 September 2019. (Photo by Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
An injury to Van Dijk can be a giant loss to Liverpool (Picture: Getty)

Jurgen Klopp insists he is not involved about the influence losing Virgil van Dijk to injury might have on Liverpool.

Manchester City are struggling to cope after picked up a long-term injury and lately misplaced John Stones to a short-term muscle difficulty.

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.’

Aymeric Laporte's injury has caused chaos at Manchester City
Laporte’s injury has induced chaos at City (Picture: Getty)

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 conflict with Chelsea on Sunday.

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