How Fabinho can help solve Jurgen Klopp’s defensive injury crisis for Liverpool - football

How Fabinho can help solve Jurgen Klopp’s defensive injury crisis for Liverpool



Fabinho has emerged as a key component of Liverpool’s title-chasing side (Picture: Getty)
Jurgen Klopp rang the changes for Liverpool’s FA Cup clash with Wolves on Monday but still saw Liverpool’s injury list lengthen further.
Dejan Lovren limped off five minutes into thel 2-1 defeat at Molineux with a hamstring problem and the Croatian will now be unavailable for Saturday’s game against Brighton.
Of all the players Klopp would have wanted to come through that game unscathed, Lovren would have been near the top of his list given Liverpool’s paucity of options in defence at present.
Virgil Van Dijk is currently Klopp’s only fit senior central defender with Joe Gomez (fractured leg) and Joel Matip (broken collarbone) also unavailable for selection. More: TVBBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 after short illnessDwayne 'The Rock' Johnson slams generation snowflake for 'putting society backwards'Duncan left for dead in hit and run as Tim fights for a confession in Corrie
It is in instances such as this, when a club is hit by a spate of injuries all in the same area of the pitch, that versatile squad players come to the fore.
Fortunately for Klopp, summer signing Fabinho has the adaptability to fill in a variety of positions confidently and the Brazilian is likely to be key for Liverpool at the AMEX.
Here are two ways Klopp can configure his defence around the Brazilian for Liverpool’s weekend trip to the...
source: metro-liverpool
URL source: http://metro.co.uk/tag/liverpool-fc/

--------------------------------
 

Alisson Becker equals club record after Liverpool complete comeback win over Burnley

06-12-2018 08:46 - ( liverpool )


Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Watch: New angle shows Blues steward’s actions following Jack Grealish’s Villa goal.

Much better video of the steward incident. One clashing with Jack and Conor and another one pushing Mings away pic.twitter.com/jwCqpL7aDC ? Andrew Stone (@andrewstone85)
11-03-2019 08:50 - ( Aston Villa )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Manchester United fans angry as Liverpool supporters chant during Eric Harrison tribute at Old Trafford

Manchester United and Liverpool players joined the minute’s applause in the centre circle (AFP/Getty Images) Liverpool fans singing over the period of applause for Eric Harrison. Embarrassing fans.#MUNLIV February 24, 2019 Harrison became...
24-02-2019 16:46 - ( Manchester United )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Marc Overmars would sign Matthijs de Ligt ‘immediately’ if he leaves Ajax

05-03-2019 12:46 - ( Arsenal )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Manchester City academy starlet signs pre-contract with Rangers

Manchester City will lose young prospect Kane Ritchie-Hosler to Scottish side Rangers in the summer, after he signed a pre-contract with Steven Gerrard’s side. The 16-year-old forward’s transfer to Ibrox was confirmed by Rangers TV commentator...
17-02-2019 12:45 - ( Manchester City )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Brighton hold high-flying Burnley at the Amex Stadium

The post Brighton hold high-flying Burnley at the Amex Stadium appeared first on teamtalk.com.
17-12-2017 12:47 - ( Brighton )


Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Fernando Torres sends message to Liverpool fans ahead of title run-in

March 20, 2019 ‘Thank you Reds!!!’ said Torres. ‘All the best for the rest of the season I?ll be cheering for you!!! Big times ahead !!!’ More: Fernando Torres sends message to Liverpool fans ahead of title run-inVirgil van Dijk sends...
20-03-2019 12:46 - ( liverpool )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Match awards for Bayern?s 3-1 win against Schalke

Lewandowski was a major problem, not for Bayern, but for Schalke today and was involved in all three Bayern goals. Who else stood out" FC Bayern Munich pulled within five points of Dortmund after a 3-1 win against Schalke 04 at the...
10-02-2019 08:50 - ( Bayern Munich )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Everton transfer ‘flirts’ partly behind panicking Spanish club into quick signing

Last week, Spanish giants Real Madrid announced the signing of Eder Militão from Porto. The Galaticos have triggered the defender’s ?50m release clause to have him in the next transfer window. As in August 2018 Militão left São Paulo to join the...
20-03-2019 08:47 - ( Everton )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Inter Milan vs. Parma: Match preview, how to watch and live stream

The Nerazzurri leave home in search of a win. It?s been rough. It?s been really rough. Inter Milan have failed to win a match since a 6-2 win against Benevento in the Coppa Italia on Jan. 13. In fact, the Nerazzurri have won just three...
09-02-2019 08:50 - ( inter milan )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Conor McGregor praises two Man Utd stars and lauds ‘special man’ Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Frank Warren on what Deontay Wilder's $100m DAZN snub means for Tyson Fury rematch In the meantime he has had plenty of time to follow the progress of United under Solskjaer since the Norwegian took over as manager in December. The Irishman...
19-03-2019 16:46 - ( Manchester United )


Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Chelsea scouts watch trio Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes in action

TVAriana Grande drops Thank U, Next album and fans can't handle itFernandes bagged a goal in front of the scouts (Picture: Getty) Felix would certainly be a long-term asset for Chelsea, while Fernandes is still only 24 and scored in front of...
08-02-2019 08:46 - ( Manchester United )
Watch Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference – Brighton vs. Liverpool

Manchester City injury update ahead of Everton clash

Everton vs Manchester City Man City travel to Everton on Wednesday as they look to go top of the league. City currently sit 2nd in the Premier League and after Liverpool drew with West Ham on Monday, they are now just three points off the...
06-02-2019 08:47 - ( Manchester City )
-------------------------------------