Dejan Lovren Injury: Updates on Liverpool Defender's Status and Return

Gianni Verschueren@ReverschPassFeatured Columnist

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
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Liverpool's Dejan Lovren limped off the pitch with a muscle injury during the Reds' Feb. 6 match against Sunderland. He is now ready for competitive action.

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Lovren Returns vs. Manchester City

Wednesday, March 2

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp named Lovren in his starting lineup for the Premier League fixture with Manchester City.

Injuries Continue to Decimate Liverpool Defence

Lovren and Martin Skrtel have both spent long periods on the sidelines this season, ripping a hole in the heart of Liverpool's back four.

Kolo Toure and Mamadou Sakho are the two top alternative options available to boss Klopp, who has also utilised midfielder Lucas Leiva as a makeshift defender.

But as the Reds enter crucial fixtures in the Europa League and domestic competition, Klopp will want his full complement to select from.