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​Klopp: Injured Liverpool defender van Dijk unlikely to play this season

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits first-choice centre-back Virgil van Dijk, who has been sidelined with an anterior cruciate ligament injury since October, is unlikely to play again this campaign.

"No doctor told me there's a chance for Virgil to play again this season. I don't want to say it's impossible but it's not likely," said Klopp.

"I think we have space for Virgil on the Champions League list. If we have space for it, then Virgil will be on the (Premier League) list.

"If there is no space we have to make a decision. If he is on the list it is only because we hope for a miracle, that is it."

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