English Premiership

Klopp to address Sakho situation

2016-09-26 10:20
Mamadou Sakho (AFP)

Cape Town - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has vowed to resolve the situation with Mamadou Sakho, after the defender took to Snapchat to voice his displeasure at being out of the Reds team at the moment.

Sakho has been absent from Klopp's side since April and was once again left out of side that romped to a 5-1 win over Hull in the Premier League, with Ragnar Klavan once again preferred after Dejan Lovren was ruled out with a virus.

"I accept my situation but I can't accept the lie - the fans deserve to know the truth," Sakho wrote in the early hours of the morning.

"Now it's three weeks since I am fit to play games. I finish all my rehabilitation work.

"I will speak soon for the people who support me and don't understand the situation."

The Reds played some thrilling football in Saturday and the German manager was elated with his side's performance, while adding that he will talk about the situation with Sakho when the time is right.

"The thing is, I was kind of confronted this morning there was something I should know about. On matchday I am in a wrong mood to know about it," Klopp told reporters after the match. 

"It is not the right moment to speak about it. It makes sense to think about something and then you give the right answer. It is not positive, I would say."

Reflecting on his side's performance against Hull, Klopp added: "I saw the second half too unfortunately. I don't know how many times in my 4-500 games as a manager I won 5-1. I don't want to criticise but I think we could have done better in the second half. 

"It was good, but not as good as it could have been. I am really happy but I am quite a thankful person usually so I am really thankful for the first half. We have a lot of things to improve and one is that if you are brilliant you need to be brilliant for 95 minutes."


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