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Jurgen Klopp blasts Liverpool’s critics but admits his team DO have problems ahead of Premier League clash with Leicester City

 

Kop boss claims that the Reds’ woes are being blown out of all proportion as he prepares to try and get his men back to winning ways at the King Power on Saturday

After a promising start to the season the Reds’ form has nosedived in recent weeks.

Jurgen Klopp has blasted Liverpool's critics

Jurgen Klopp has blasted Liverpool’s critics

The Kop boss did admit that his side do have problems

The Kop boss did admit that his side do have problems

Their 2-0 defeat at Leicester on Tuesday in the Carabao Cup made it four games without a win for the Merseysiders.

Pressure is mounting on Klopp after he failed to address Liverpool‘s long-term defensive frailties in the summer transfer window.

But the former Borussia Dortmund boss is attempting to stay positive throughout the slump.

And he says that he his team’s struggles have been blown-up by the media.

Klopp said: “It sounds like we have nil points and are the worst team in the league.

“Yes, we have problems, but we don’t have to make them bigger.”

Klopp believes that the media are blowing his side's problems out of all proportion

Klopp believes that the media are blowing his side’s problems out of all proportion

Islam Slimani helped Leicester to inflict defeat on Liverpool on Tuesday

Islam Slimani helped Leicester to inflict defeat on Liverpool on Tuesday

Liverpool’s slump began with the 5-0 thumping at the hands of Premier League rivals Manchester City a fortnight ago.

They had key attacker Sadio Mane sent-off during that clash at the Etihad after catching Citizens ‘keeper Ederson in the face with his boot.

That led to a three-match suspension, and his absence was felt as the Kop boys struggled to a 1-1 home draw with Burnley at Anfield last weekend.

The bad run started at Manchester City when star attacker Sadio Mane was sent-off for a high challenge on goalkeeper Ederson

The bad run started at Manchester City when star attacker Sadio Mane was sent-off for a high challenge on goalkeeper Ederson

The Reds have now gone four games without a win

The Reds have now gone four games without a win

Klopp takes his side to the King Power again on Saturday as they aim to end their miserable run

Klopp takes his side to the King Power again on Saturday as they aim to end their miserable run

And a Champions League draw with Sevilla a week ago did little to dampen the mood, which was made even worse by the setback against the Foxes two days ago.

Liverpool will be hoping for revenge on the Leicester and to end their miserable run on Saturday.

They once again make the journey to the King Power stadium to take on Craig Shakespeare’s men.

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Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/4517131/liverpool-jurgen-klopp-blasts-critics-premier-league-leicester/

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