Liverpool fans react on Twitter to news of Lovren injury - 'Step forward Toure!'

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Liverpool central defender Dejan Lovren has reportedly been injured while away with Croatia.

The Croatian FA claimed this morning that Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren had picked up an injury while away on international duty.

The official Twitter feed for the governing body Tweeted that Lovren was being replaced although no details were given over the nature or severity of the problem Lovren is carrying.

The Tweet did imply that Lovren wouldn’t feature at any point for his country before the Premier League returns, as Brendan Rodgers stares at a situation where he’ll have to add another injured player to the list.

Liverpool can definitely feel themselves unlucky when it comes to international breaks because of the injury sustained by Daniel Sturridge in the last two week break and the reports which suggested that Jordan Henderson had also developed a problem.

Sturridge is yet to return to first team action since he was injured in England training but Henderson shook off a knock to feature for his country against Switzerland and has been fine ever since.

Liverpool already have an injury to key central defender Mamadou Sakho although they have the experience of Kolo Toure ready to come into the team if needed.

Toure has been a consistent defender over a very long period of time and is used to play against different attacks and different types of strikers, which makes him a solid player to have in the defence.

Liverpool are away at Queens Park Rangers following the international games before a massive clash against Real Madrid at home in the Champions League.

With few details of Lovren’s problem around, there’s a chance he may be fine for that game but if not, Toure may be the man tasked with trying to stop the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.

Here’s what Liverpool fans have made of Lovren’s injury on Twitter.

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