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Sport Klopp on van Dijk's downtime: "We don't want to know"

08:05  24 october  2020
08:05  24 october  2020 Source:   ran.de

How do Liverpool compare with and without Alisson and Van Dijk?

  How do Liverpool compare with and without Alisson and Van Dijk? Alisson and now Virgil van Dijk have suffered injuries, potentially depriving Liverpool of a transformative duo at the heart of the team.Goalkeeper Alisson, still battling a shoulder injury, missed the Merseyside derby with Everton and it remains unclear how quickly he will return.

Van Dijk requires knee surgery after being clattered by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford last weekend. MEDIAWATCH: Bale is rubbish and Arteta has ‘shirked’ Ozil ‘challenge’. However, Klopp isn’ t as keen as some Liverpool fans to know the “timescale” of Van Dijk ’ s injury.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not want to know how long he is going to be without Virgil van Dijk , who faces Liverpool have refused to put a timescale on how long Van Dijk will be out but have not yet ruled him out of the whole season. " We don ' t even want to know it, to be honest.

London (SID) - Jürgen Klopp is still suffering from the serious knee injury to his defensive star Virgil van Dijk. When asked about the 29-year-old Dutchman's downtime, the team manager of English football champions Liverpool FC has no answer. "We don't want to know, to be honest. It'll take some time, that's clear," said Klopp on Friday.

Van Dijks Verletzung ist ein herber Schlag für Klopp © AFPSIDKENZO TRIBOUILLARD Van Dijk's injury is a tough blow for Klopp

Van Dijk sustained a ligament injury in the derby at Everton (2-2) last Saturday, the Reds did not provide any further details. There was talk of a cruciate ligament rupture in the English media. There is no surgery appointment yet.

Most recently, Klopp had already stated that he felt "extremely" with Van Dijk. "We are there for him, he knows that. We will wait for him, just like a good wife waits when the husband is in prison," said the 53-year-old.

Cole: Manchester City will have been 'given a lift' by van Dijk injury .
Although Liverpool won the Premier League title at a canter last season, Cole believes that City are now favourites to win the league this campaign. 1/3 SLIDES © Provided by Daily Mail Joe Cole believes Manchester City will be boosted by Virgil van Dijk's serious injury 2/3 SLIDES © Provided by Daily Mail Cole feels that Pep Guardiola's side will now have a better chance of winning the league title 3/3 SLIDES © Provided by Daily Mail Van Dijk is expected to miss the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury

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