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Expert Frank Leboeuf believes center-back Ben Davies could bring a “good surprise” to Liverpool when he makes his debut.
Liverpool They have suffered a catastrophic defensive injury crisis this season, losing all three senior defenders to long-term injuries.
However, its problems run even deeper. Midfielders Fabinho and Jordan henderson They have become the main backup, but now both have suffered their own injuries.
It’s unclear when Fabinho will return, but Henderson will be out for a long time yet. As such, Lebouef has asked manager Klopp to use the January pick Davies.
The 25 year old suffered a blow, but has recovered.
The expert said ESPN: “Got Davies in winter. But now the [Henderson] it’s hurt.
“Davies was hired for that. It has to be judged. He is a central defender and we could get a good surprise ”.
Former Preston player Davies is one of four centers Klopp still has at his disposal. However, they all lack superior experience.
Nathaniel Phillips only made his Premier League debut in October, but has now become the most experienced player at the rear.
Meanwhile, Ozan Kabak has had an uneven start to his life as a Liverpool player. He endured a shaky debut at Leicester, before putting on a solid showing against RB Leipzig.
As for Liverpool’s injured cohort, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez remain out for the season. However, there is little hope that Virgil van Dijk can return before the end of the season.
Nevertheless, Klopp has stressed that he does not expect the Dutch captain to return before the next legislature.
Report claims Klopp is impressed by White
Meanwhile, reports claim that Klopp is even more impressed by Brighton defender Ben White.
Amidst their team’s injury crisis, Liverpool could make a move for a top center back in the summer.
Speculation has claimed that White has been on the Reds’ radar for some time and his performance at Anfield reportedly recently got Klopp excited.