Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool need defensive reinforcements after losing Virgil van Dijk.

Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool need defensive reinforcements after losing Virgil van Dijk.

Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news
18 October 2020 - 19:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has urged Jurgen Klopp to go out and sign a centre-back on January 1 or risk missing out on the Premier League title. The Reds have been dealt a major blow after discovering that their imperious defender needs surgery following yesterday's Merseyside derby. Related articles Thiago Alcantara injury: Liverpool ace had worrying chat with Klopp Liverpool receive double injury boost after Van Dijk diagnosis Van Dijk was on the end of a thunderous high tackle from Jordan Pickford and hobbled off at Goodison Park after just 10 minutes of action.After the game, he headed for hospital on crutches for a scan on his knee and now the results have been revealed.Liverpool confirmed Van Dijk has suffered damage to his anterior cruciate ligament and the early signs suggest he could be out for the rest of the season.Carragher believes it could prove costly unless the Reds go out and sign another centre-back. He told Sky Sports: "I think it's blown the title race wide open. I really do.TOP STORY: Liverpool dealt Premier League title blow as Virgil van Dijk requires surgery on ACL Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk could miss the whole season (Image: GETTY)"I felt at the start of the season that Liverpool were still the team to beat."But I think with Van Dijk now being out for a whole season now, Liverpool have to go into the market in January, not just because of Van Dijk's injury but they were weak in that area anyway having lost Dejan Lovren at the start of the season."The two they have got now [Joe Gomez and Joel Matip] are very injury prone.

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."I know the transfer window has just finished by they have to be ready on January 1 to bring someone in."They are really weak in that area and that could stop them trying to achieve what they want to achieve."Get NOW TV Sky Sports season pass and save 25 percent Jamie Carragher thinks Liverpool need to sign a defender as cover (Image: GETTY)Liverpool confirmed supporters' worst fears in an online statement. It read: "Liverpool FC can confirm Virgil van Dijk will undergo surgery on the knee injury he sustained during Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Everton."The centre-back damaged knee ligaments following an incident involving Blues goalkeeper Jordan Pickford after six minutes at Goodison Park."Van Dijk was required to be substituted and further assessment on the injury has revealed an operation will be needed."No specific timescale is being placed upon his return to action at this stage."Following surgery, Van Dijk will begin a rehabilitation programme with the club’s medical team to enable him to reach full fitness as soon as possible."This article contains affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission on any sales of products or services we write about. This article was written completely independently, see more details here

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Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news


Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news


Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news


Football Sport news Liverpool boss Klopp urged to sign centre-back 'on January 1' after Van Dijk injury blow Last Football news

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