Jurgen Klopp provides update on Nunez after shoulder injury against Newcastle

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Jurgen Klopp provides update on Nunez. After shoulder injury against Newcastle.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp spoke about Darwin Nunez’s injury following their 2-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League.

The Uruguayan striker opened the scoring for the Reds in the 10th minute, before being substituted midway through the second half after injuring his shoulder in a collision with Kieran Trippier. Pop has updated the symptoms of this team member.

“Darwin, there’s something in the shoulder. We’ll find out later. Honestly, in that situation I don’t know why the referee didn’t give him a foul. But he eventually had to leave the field with a shoulder problem. We need to continue to evaluate. I don’t know anything yet.”

“Right now there is pain. Hopefully it’s just pain and nothing more,’ said Klopp.

It is expected that, despite his mild condition, Nunez will be unable to play in the next home game against Real Madrid in the Champions League. The first knockout round at 3 a.m. on February 22.

The 23-year-old has scored once more in the Premier League since the 2022 World Cup, opening the scoring as the Reds beat Newcastle United 2-0 to move up eighth on points, trailing top four. 6 points plus one game in hand

Even if the team collects the desired result But the bad news is that the Uruguayan international striker suffered a shoulder injury just before the final half hour of the game. before replacing Roberto Firmino.

“Nunez has a shoulder injury and he will need further evaluation,” Klopp said.

“We don’t know anything more at the moment, we have to see, but it is very painful for him.”

Liverpool will open at Anfield to welcome defending champions Real Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday night at 3am.