Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has revealed that midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum was so unlikely to play towards West Ham on Saturday that he did not even convey any boots to the London Stadium.
Wijnaldum was initially dominated out after limping off towards Maribor within the Champions League on Wednesday and underwent a scan midweek on the ankle damage sustained.
He was initially included within the squad simply so he was nearer to the physician treating his ankle, nevertheless, the Dutchman was unexpectedly pressured into motion after Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson suffered an damage the evening earlier than the sport.
As reported by Anfield HQ, Klopp joked: “Wijnaldum came with us just so he could be close to the doctor. He had no boots with him!”
Wijanldum ended up enjoying the complete 90 minutes within the centre of midfield, slotting in alongside Emre Can to encourage Liverpool’s Four-1 demolition of West Ham, the place Mo Salah stole the present by scoring a brace to raise The Reds into the highest six.