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BURNLEY, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 05: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on December 5, 2018 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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Liverpool may step up their transfer interest in Toulouse defender Jean Clair-Todibo after Joe Gomez is ruled out for six weeks with a leg injury.
Liverpool were dealt a cruel blow during the exciting 3-1 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor last night in the Premier League. Defender Joe Gomez left the pitch during the first half after crashing into the advertising hoardings.
Now it has been confirmed by the club that Gomez will miss six weeks with a lower leg fracture. He is fortunate it was not a little lower and a high ankle sprain. That is a blow to Jurgen Klopp who had been relishing the defensive partnership growing between Gomez and Virgil van Dijk.
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There now is increased need for Liverpool to dip into the transfer market in January to help bolster the defensive ranks. The club have been keeping heavy tabs on Toulouse youngster Jean-Clair Todibo but now that interest may solidify.
It was reported last week that Juventus are leading the charge for the French 18-year-old but it was confirmed that Liverpool retain interest. This latest injury to Gomez