Salah’s injury has raised concerns for Liverpool, as he limped off just before half-time with an apparent hamstring injury. This has led to worries about Liverpool’s pursuit of silverware both domestically and in Europe. Klopp spoke with Salah after the match and revealed that further assessment is needed to determine the extent of the injury. The moment of Salah’s injury was unexpected and came as a shock, as he felt it while running at high intensity. Klopp expressed his concern, highlighting how rarely Salah is forced to leave the field due to injury.
Klopp did not rule out the possibility of sending Liverpool’s medical staff to the Ivory Coast to work with Salah. However, he explained that this decision would depend on the diagnosis. Currently, there will be an ultrasound and an MRI to assess the injury, but it is still too early to determine the exact nature of the injury.
Egypt manager, Rui Vitoria, expressed his worry about Salah’s injury and hoped that it would not turn out to be too serious. Salah’s absence would be a blow to Liverpool, as they aim to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League with a win against Bournemouth. Additionally, Liverpool is still competing in the FA Cup, Carabao Cup, and Europa League. Salah has been a key player for Klopp’s side this season, contributing 27 goals and assists in 27 matches. His 14 goals currently make him the joint-highest scorer in the Premier League, tied with Manchester City’s Erling Haaland.