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Klopp – Fabinho’s injury could be massive

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Jurgen Klopp has described Brazilian midfielder Fabinho’s injury as massive.

In a game where Liverpool failed to secure qualification for the knockout stages, and having to come from behind to grab a draw, things didn’t really go their way

So in the 19th minute of the UEFA Champions League clash with Napoli at Anfield, Fabinho took a heavy challenge to the ankle.

Things got even worse for Jurgen Klopp and the defending European champions.

The result was, his night was over. The concern now is how much of the season will he miss.

Jurgen Klopp fears the worse as the loss of such an influential player could change the entire dynamic of his side’s so far unbelievable season.

In an interview with BT Sport after the match, Klopp expressed his concerns and the potential impact of a long-term layoff.

He said:

“The biggest thing is the Fabinho injury, that’s massive.”

“It’s early and we all hope it’s not too serious but it’s pretty painful and in an area, you don’t want to have pain, around the ankle.”

The busy festive season of nine games in one month approaches.

Missing a player who has already contributed 18 appearances so far, could be season-changing for Klopp’s Merseyside.