Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has come out to defend his decision to take Salah off vs Chelsea. Klopp’s recently revealed that he made the decision he felt was right at that moment.
According to him, even if he could have removed either Sadio Mane or Roberto Firmino instead of the Egyptian forward, Salah was his eventual choice.
He added that Salah looked like he felt the intensity against Chelsea, so he didn’t want to risk any injury.
His words, “Salah looked like he felt the intensity tonight”
“I didn’t want to risk it,”
“It is all fine, I make decisions that I think are right in the moment.”
“I just brought on flesh legs,”
“[Salah] looked like today he suffered a bit, he played a lot of games.”
“I could have taken off Sadio [Mane] or Bobby [Firmino], that is all clear but at that moment it looked like Mo. [James] Milner we bought on to wake them up a bit and keep them in the game because we needed one situation.”
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