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Lalla’s injury could keep him out of WC, says Klopp

London, April 1: English attacking midfielder Adam Lalla suffered a “really serious” injury against Crystal Palace and could miss the World Cup in Russia this summer, Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp said. “I haven’t spoken with him, but I saw him. It’s absolutely bad,” Klopp said at a press conference following his team’s 2-1 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Lalla was in the match at Selhurst Park for barely five minutes when he went down after being challenged by Crystal Palace’s Luka Milivojevic. The 29-year-old Lalla was checked by a trainer and left the field. “We don’t know exactly what he has, but in the first moment and then I saw him going down it looked really serious, to be honest,” Klopp said. “It looks like something with the muscle, we couldn’t make any further assessment so far, of course, but we will do that as quick as possible.” IANS