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Jurgen Klopp content with his central defensive options

Jurgen Klopp content with his central defensive options

September 8, 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stressed that he is content with the central defensive options at hand despite the recent sale of Ragnar Klavan to Cagliari Calcio. The Estonia international parted ways with the Reds after two seasons and this has left the club with just three recognised centre-backs in the form of Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip.

Speaking to reporters, Klopp said that he is not worried with the depth in the central defensive position with Joe Gomez, Nathaniel Phillips and summer signing Fabinho capable of slotting into the role when required, he said: “There’s no doubt about Joe’s ability to play centre-half, but he needs time. He’s had a long injury. He’s fit which is very good. Together with Virgil they have a very good understanding.
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