Liverpool have lost key centre-back Virgil van Dijk for ‘more than a month’ as a result of the hamstring injury he suffered during the recent Premier League defeat to Brentford.
Van Dijk was forced to come off at half-time in that game after feeling discomfort. It was later reported to be worse than first thought, before Klopp shared more details about the recovery timeframe when he spoke to the media at a press conference on Friday.
“Virg was a surprise for us and a big blow,” the Liverpool boss said.
“The diagnosis was pretty harsh. It’s more than a month, but I hope it goes…