Jurgen Klopp previews Liverpool v AC Milan
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Divock Origi started his first game for Liverpool in ten months when AC Milan visited Liverpool on Wednesday night – but after going off injured on the hour mark, the Belgian striker voiced his frustrations to Jurgen Klopp – by whispering surreptitiously in the German’s ear as he went off.
Origi was introduced in a bid to rest Sadio Mane, given that usual backup in Harvey Elliott and Roberto Firmino are unavailable due to injury.
The Belgian, 26, played quite well on his return to the first team despite not scoring or assisting – and his night was cut to an unfortunate end just after the hour mark with the score tied at 2-2.
Going down injured, the striker was seen clutching his shin in agony on the Anfield turf.
It gave Klopp no option but to bring on Mane regardless, with Liverpool fans rightly applauding Origi for his hour of effort.
However, after going off the pitch, Origi sparked fresh rumours by going up to Jurgen Klopp and whispering to him.
Making a straight beeline for the German boss, Origi looked set on letting his manager know what he thought about the game.
“We need speed,” Klopp said to BT.
“This is the same reason, we have to use the squad.
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