(Video) Klopp slams Pickford & Richarlison for targeting van Dijk & Thiago in horror tackles

Posted by

Manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised Everton duo Jordan Pickford and Richarlison for not playing the ball in their horror tackles on Virgil van Dijk and Thiago.

The Liverpool duo have sustained injuries, with the Dutchman out for many months with a serious ACL injury – but the midfielder isn’t thought to have picked up anything serious.

MORE: (Video) Jurgen Klopp gets fiery with journalist after being asked about VAR yet again

Speaking ahead of the Reds’ Champions League match against Ajax, Klopp said these tackles shouldn’t have happened as players usually play the ball – but that wasn’t the case this time.

Take a watch of the video below (he says it near the end):

More Stories Everton Jordan Pickford Jürgen Klopp Liverpool Merseyside Derby Richarlison Thiago Virgil van Dijk