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Naby Keita (right) was taken off in Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp confirms Naby Keita suffered another injury in Liverpool’s dramatic Carabao Cup shootout win over Arsenal

  • Naby Keita has suffered another injury setback in a frustrating season
  • He was taken off 55 minutes into their fourth-round clash with Arsenal
  • Substitute Curtis Jones stepped up to score the winning penalty in the shootout 
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Naby Keita was taken off in Liverpool’s dramatic penalty shootout win over Arsenal due to an injury, Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.

The Guinea midfielder was replaced by Curtis Jones after 55 minutes and limped straight down the tunnel at Anfield.

Keita was replaced by Curtis Jones after 55 minutes and limped straight down the tunnel at Anfield.

Naby Keita (right) was taken off in Liverpool's dramatic shootout win over Arsenal due to injury

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Naby Keita (right) was taken off in Liverpool’s dramatic shootout win over Arsenal due to injury

‘If Naby’s injury is not so serious, which I hope, then it was a nearly perfect night,’ Klopp said after the game.

‘He felt a little bit. I saw it, he slipped when he lost the ball. He slipped away, I saw him limping afterwards and that’s why we did it.’

Keita has endured an injury-plagued second season in England having missed the first month of the campaign after tearing a muscle in his leg.

Jurgen Klopp confirmed Keita suffered an injury after the Reds' 5-4 shootout victory

Jurgen Klopp confirmed Keita suffered an injury after the Reds' 5-4 shootout victory

Jurgen Klopp confirmed Keita suffered an injury after the Reds’ 5-4 shootout victory

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