World Cup finalist Lovren has hardly been missed as he continues his comeback from a stomach complaint.
Aldridge feels Lovren's issue could ultimately be considered a blessing in disguise.
“But if that is the only new injury news to come from the international break considering the amount of players away with their nations, I'm sure Jurgen Klopp will be satisfied.
“The Croatian was in the form of his career during the second half of last season and had a really good World Cup. But as one door closes another one opens.
“The fact that we are talking about Joe keeping his place in the side ahead of Dejan shows how far he has come in such a short space of time."