Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Jurgen Klopp gave a brief injury update regarding Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk after The Reds came from behind to dominate and win against Spurs at Anfield.

Salah scored Liverpool’s winner from the penalty spot before then coming off with a recurrence of his pre-existing ankle injury, sustained in the win over Leicester City.

The Reds’ number 4, Van Dijk, also picked up a knock, suffering a dead leg in the pulsating encounter on Sunday evening.

Speaking to Sky Sports in his post-match interview, Klopp said:

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“Virgil got a dead leg.

“Mo is the same ankle [he injured earlier this month], it just gets sore the longer the game goes on.

“It’s not a massive issue, that will disappear one day, but it’s still a bit there at the moment.”

Klopp went on to hint that with just enough rest, Salah should be back to full fitness shortly.

“If you get a knock on it then you feel it more and it makes no sense to try to push it through because we had other players, still options to change, and that’s what we did. No, nothing serious.”

Salah, and possibly Van Dijk, will be rested for Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup last-sixteen clash with Arsenal at Anfield.

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