Virgil van Djack will learn on Sunday if he sustained a season-ending crusade injury during Liverpool’s 2–2 draw with Everton on Saturday, sources told ESPN.
Liverpool’s defender was scanned at a local hospital after the game after being injured as a result of a challenge by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in five minutes in the 237th Merseyside derby at Guenson Park.
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Although van Djack was able to walk off the pitch after long treatment, sources have told ESPN that Liverpool are concerned with the extent of the injury and are scheduled to receive a clear diagnosis by sending an international to the Netherlands to see a consultant on Sunday is.
Reports have suggested that Van Durk suffered a brutal knee ligament in the Pickford challenge, but Liverpool are reluctant to estimate the £ 75 million star’s damage unless he is fully assessed by a medical professional Be done.
But if the worst of the apprehensions are confirmed, Van Dijk could miss the rest of this season and face the fight to be fit for the Netherlands ‘Euro 2020’ campaign next summer.
The failure of VAR official David Cote to review Pickford’s challenge on Van Durk has angered Liverpool, with sources telling ESPN that they will seek clarification from the Professional Game Match Officials Board (PGMOL) – organization in charge Referees and VARs.
“Virgil, that’s not good,” said Klopp, who defined Pickford’s actions as “the keeper might pose a challenge.”
He said, “He plays with pain. He never plays a game. I don’t know how bad it is, but it’s not good.”
Liverpool, meanwhile, are hoping that the injury sustained by midfielder Thiago Alcantara against Everton does not prove to be serious.
Everton forward Richardson was sent off for the 90th minute challenge, which caught Thiago on the knee.
Thiago eventually got up from Richardson’s red-card challenge and was able to start for Henderson’s denied goal but later reported an injury and was also sent for a scan on Saturday.
“While we were going away, Thiago told me that he thinks he was injured. We’ll have to see,” Klopp said.
After the match, Richardson released a statement on social media apologizing for his challenge to Thiago.
“Anyone who knows my background knows that I have never been a violent player,” he wrote. “What happened today was a fatal event because of the excess of dedication. I did not challenge that to play with the intention of hurting Thiago.
“When I realized that we were going to crash, I retracted my leg, but my knee caught him in the path of Thugh, which was unavoidable because of the pace of the play. I already told him to apologize. Has sent a message to me and I am also doing this publicly.
“I hope he is well. I also apologize to my teammates, the club and the fans for leaving me with 10 men. Unfortunately, I am nothing but reflecting, working and moving on to what happened.” can do.”