BOSTON – Jürgen Klopp revealed that the first diagnosis for Yasser Larouci is positive after Joris Gnagnon made a terrible kick in the 2-1 defeat at Sevilla in Fenway Park against the left-back.
-earts received extended medical attention and was forced out of the court 80 minutes after the French defender hacked him – a crime that drew a straight red card.
The teenager who had an impressive preseason as He turns his case into the substitute for Andy Robertson has hopefully eluded a long-term injury.
"It looks like he's lucky, but of course we always have to wait a bit for these things," Klopp told Larouci, who left the stadium on crutches, with the right leg in a brace.
"He [Gnagnon] pushed full throttle and at that moment [if it was] a slightly different position where he hit him, then it's done.
" I do not know 100 percent. It looks like he was lucky, but I just talked to [doctor] and he said that, but we have to see.
"Yasser could not keep playing, so that's the first not so good sign, but in the locker room, it was okay, much as it looks for Harry, he should be fine too, but could not continue like this is the situation. "
– Man City vs. Liverpool: When is the Community Shield?
– Liverpool vs. Chelsea: When is the UEFA Super Cup?
– When will Liverpool be at the FIFA Club World Cup?
Gnagnon tweeted his regret over his actions after the game, with the words : "I want to apologize publicly to the player and to Liverpool My prayers go to the player and his family. "
Sevilla manager Julen Lopetegui spoke with Klopp after the final whistle to look for Larouci, admitting that Gnagnon knew he was had made a terrible decision.
"That was me I was worried about the player, but I asked Jürgen and he said he was fine," said the former Real Madrid boss.
"Gnagnon was very worried, he knows it was a bad decision, for Larouci the most important thing is that he's fine."
Klopp was so angry at the dangerous game that he refused to express afterwards.
"[It’s] Much too early in the season to make headlines I say the things I think about the situation," he said.