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Liverpool boss Klopp: Pickford decision hard to deal with

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has taken another swipe at Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Klopp has labelled the incident that led to Virgil van Dijk's potentially season-ending injury, as a "very strange" decision by Pickford.

Beginning with Joe Gomez's knee injury, he told the Daily Mail: "My English is not good enough to describe exactly what went through my mind.

“My head physio told me and everybody was sure it was serious immediately. No doubts. No hope it was only a little one.

“Injuries are part of the deal for players and managers. How they happen is something we are constantly worried about.

"With the Virgil van Dijk situation, it was not because of the intensity of the game. It was because of a very strange decision by one person [Jordan Pickford] which made it hard to deal with.

"With Joey, it was absolutely because of the intensity of the season. That's something we have to worry about. That's not an excuse. That's just an explanation."

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