Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp issues Mohamed Salah statement after cryptic tweet from agent | Football | Sport
Mohamed Salah’s agent sparked a frenzy amongst Liverpool followers on Thursday night time after posting a cryptic tweet across the time his consumer was substituted in opposition to Chelsea, however Jurgen Klopp does not assume it’s a necessity for a “proper talk” simply but. Liverpool have been struggling to discover a strategy to break down Chelsea’s defence having gone down 1-0 within the opening 45 minutes.
They seemed extra sharp within the second half, however Klopp’s aspect have been nonetheless unable to hassle Edouard Mendy on too many events.
Klopp took the shock resolution to hook Salah off on the hour mark for Diogo Jota, with the Egypt worldwide visibly annoyed at being taken off.
He regularly shook his head in disbelief as he made his strategy to the bench and Salah’s agent then took to social media with a really cryptic tweet which sparked additional anger amongst supporters.
Klopp performed down the severity of the substitution instantly after the sport and he nonetheless believes it is being blown out of proportion.
When requested how he plans to make sure there is no such thing as a ‘lasting drawback’, Klopp stated: “Talking, that’s how it always is.
“I’m not even certain if this example is now a purpose for a ‘correct discuss’ about it.
“We are 1-0 down and that makes no player happy when you go off [because] you cannot react how you react in different ways.
“On prime of that, you are a striker, you assume it is best to keep on the pitch. It’s all utterly clear and never a problem, simply regular life.”
Despite Liverpool’s recent troubles, Salah remains the top scorer in the Premier League with 17 goals.
Liverpool as a whole had been scoring for fun up until the end of December and were the league’s top scoring team.
But the goals have dried up since then with Liverpool going on a torrid run of form since the 7-0 demolition of Crystal Palace.
They’ve won just three of the 13 league games since that win and have lost five consecutive home matches.
Salah has only found the net on four occasions in that time, but Klopp insists everyone in the team needs to step up and rise to the challenge.
“We all have to enhance, undoubtedly,” he added.
“We solely lose video games when you have got extra potential than the outcomes present then it is all about efficiency.
“Mo has still a great goalscoring record but everybody knows and even he knows- himself that even he could have scored more goals but Mo’s scoring record is not our problem.”