Sam Allardyce comments on Liverpool injuries not designed to wind up Jurgen Klopp
By Andy Charles
Last Updated: 08/01/16 7:02am
Sam Allardyce says he didn't mean to criticise Jurgen Klopp when he suggested Liverpool's injury problems were caused by the German's tough training regime
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce has apologised to Jurgen Klopp over his comments about Liverpool's injury crisis.
Allardyce claimed Klopp had underestimated how 'ferocious' the Premier League is, and the spate of hamstring injuries were down to his insistence on a high-tempo pressing game, when he spoke with talkSPORT on Wednesday.
Sam Allardyce and Jurgen Klopp have clashed twice since the German's arrival at Anfield
The Reds lost three more players to injury during their Capital One Cup semi-final first-leg win over Stoke City on Tuesday, and key midfielder Philippe Coutinho appears likely to be sidelined until February with his hamstring issue.