Klopp explains what he and Thiago laughed about on the touchline at full-time

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Jurgen Klopp allayed any fears over an injury for star man Thiago Alcantara with his post-match comments after Liverpool’s 4-0 victory over Manchester United.

In an update relayed on Twitter by the Echo’s Paul Gorst, the German shared that the No.6’s shorts had been ripped during proceedings after a brief misunderstanding between the pair.

The former Bayern Munich player enjoyed a stellar outing for the Reds in another big win over their historic rivals.

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With injuries appearing to have largely dissipated of late in the squad, it’s extremely positive news that we won’t be without the talents of our midfield magician for a prolonged period of time.

Though one must resist great temptation to back Liverpool in their venture for a famous quadruple, it has to be said (within the bounds of objectivity) that a largely fully fit complement of options gives us a reasonable chance of competing for a slice of history.

If Thiago can keep up his form for the remainder of the season too, it would have to improve our chances of securing further silverware.

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