Jurgen Klopp Finally Speaks About Karius' Champions League Final Concussion

Loris Karius

Loris Karius

"Second half was much better, with two or three players more who have played together so it was easier of course for the players to show up".

He was making fairly routine saves but then suddenly dropped one into his goal in scenes that were reminiscent of his display in Kiev around six weeks ago.

It later emerged that the former Mainz man had "26 out of 30 markers" for a concussion after undergoing tests, resulting from collision with Real skipper Sergio Ramos earlier in the game.

The midfielder will be hoping to help Liverpool FC to challenge for the Premier League title next season as they look to mount a serious title challenge in search of their first major trophy under Jurgen Klopp.

"Of course, they then have to do a lot of fitness work in the U.S. and we will see when they can play or whatever".

"For me, it is 100% the explanation [for his performance]".

'He was influenced by that knock, that is 100 per cent.

That might have been because England were busy making it to a World Cup semi-final by beating Sweden 2-0 in Samara.

"You saw Naby comes from [Red Bull] Leipzig and knows the football philosophy, as it's a similar one", he said (via The Independent). It's really not important what the people say.

Although a quintet of their stars are still involved in the World Cup, Liverpool reported back for pre-season on Monday, with new signings Fabinho and Naby Keita joining those uninvolved in worldwide duty this summer.

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'So, from this point of view, from my side everything is fine.

"We are in July, we started the preseason past year in July, so for 12 months these boys have had three weeks off".

Klopp went on to argue that Karius' mistakes could be explained by concussion, even though he did not want to use it as an excuse for Liverpool's defeat.

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