Klopp provides update on Mohamed Salah's latest ankle injury

LFC Globe
27th October 2019
Mohamed Salah Injury Update

Jurgen Klopp insisted the injury suffered by against Tottenham is "nothing serious" after the forward came off in the second half at .

The Reds came from behind to against Mauricio Pochettino's side on Sunday as a second-half goal from and a Salah penalty cancelled out 's opener in the first minute.

The win saw Liverpool maintain a six-point lead over reigning champions , however, it wasn't all good news at Anfield.

Salah appeared to suffer an ankle injury in the final ten minutes and was forced off the pitch, being replaced by defender as Klopp looked to shore up the back.

Salah Injury

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When questioned whether the injury was serious, Klopp said: “No. It is the ankle. The ankle where he struggled since the Leicester game.

“It had no influence on him during the game but then the longer the game goes the more intense it will be, then if it starts again that's it.

“It makes no sense to try and push it through because we have other players and options to change. That is what we did. Nothing serious.”

Salah the Reds' 1-1 against last weekend, returning for their 4-1 win against in the in midweek.

It's unlikely the Egyptian will play any part of the Reds' League Cup meeting against at Anfield on Wednesday, with bigger fixtures on the horizon for Klopp's side.

Liverpool vs Tottenham

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could also sit out the fixture after suffering a dead leg against Spurs, with Klopp having the option of bringing in Joe Gomez in place of the Dutchman.

The likes of , , and Naby Keita will also be vying for a starting role.

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