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Liverpool provide Mohammed Salah injury update after late Choudhury tackle

Odiase Osayande



Liverpool fans can breathe a sigh of relief after scan results revealed Mohamed Salah did not suffer a serious injury in the clash with Leicester.

The Egyptian forward was taken out by a late challenge from Foxes midfielder Hamza Choudhury, which was later criticised by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

However despite Salah limping away from the tackle and out of the game, he has only sustained a twisted ankle.

Choudhury received a yellow card for his lunge in the closing moments of Saturday’s tie, with Klopp left fuming about it post-match.

“This kind of challenge to me – I don’t want to speak anymore about the player – but this has to be a red card,” Klopp said.

“It is just too dangerous.

“There are more dangerous challenges, it is possible, but do you see more dangerous challenges than that? It is really rare.

“It not that I want to see players sent off. The best players are quick technicians and it should not be possible if you take them down this way you get a second chance.

“That’s it. It is more a general thing than this, It looked to me in the moment completely on purpose – he is away, stop the situation.”

Liverpool are not due in action again until they face Man Utd at Old Trafford on October 20, giving him a full fortnight to

Odiase Osayande is a senior sports reporter at Dockaysworld. He's turning football into words and telling the best stories about the beautiful game to fans stateside and worldwide.


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