Seething Klopp takes aim at selfish Premier League, FA & footballing bodies in reaction to latest Liverpool injury

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Jurgen Klopp was practically seething when discussing Curtis Jones’ injury in his pre-Watford press conference.

The former Mainz coach pointed the finger at footballing federations – including the Premier League and FA – for thinking ‘only about their own interests’ (which you can catch in the Twitter clip below).

The English midfielder had played a minor, but crucial, role in the England U21s 1-0 victory over their Andorran counterparts, coming on for a cameo despite suffering with an injury concern whilst with Lee Carsley’s men.

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Though Klopp was far from flipping tables and sharing expletive remarks with the journalists gathered for his pre-match presser, it was not hard to imagine how the manager was feeling about the latest injury development.

With Newcastle United’s takeover going through virtually unchallenged – despite concerns over human rights and sportswashing – the football climate is becoming increasingly toxic and diametrically opposed to its roots.

Injuries in a mounting fixture list are only the tip of the iceberg – albeit a rather sharp edge at that, which has once again cut through squads across the English top-flight, affecting the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United with Romelu Lukaku and Raphael Varane respectively.

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