Heartbreak!! Liverpool's First-team Player Ruled Out for Weeks

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Jurgen Klopp can not seem to catch a break from the injury worries that have been hitting Liverpool since the start of this season.

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Virgil Van Dijk
Virgil Van Dijk

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The latest player to be named on the Red's injury list is its top defender, Virgil Van Dijk. The Netherlands man picked up a knock in the first of the 3-1 defeat against Brentford at the community stadium on Monday, January 2nd, 2023.

It did not seem like a big issue after he was substituted in the game but according to Klopp, the player is expected to undergo a check-up. Van Dijk is now due to have a scan to check out the full extent of the damage but either way, this is going to be a big blow for Klopp.

Virgil felt a little bit his muscle, but he said he's fine and he's a very good judge of these things. I didn't want to take any risk. The physios looked quite happy when I said I didn't want to take a risk. It's not an injury, he just felt the intensity.

Matip is expected to take his place in the absence of Van Dijk.

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