Whilst Jurgen Klopp is undoubtedly enjoying his time in English football with his new club Liverpool he has been handed two pieces of bad news immediately after his return - with two summer signings ruled out for the rest of the season.
Former Charlton Athletic youngster Joe Gomez has ruptured his anterior cruciate knee ligament whilst on international duty with the England under-21s and will be out for the campaign. Danny Ings suffered the same injury in training and is also expected to miss the 2015-16 season - a hammer blow for a player who had started his Liverpool career so brightly.
But for Klopp this is just a continuation of his former team's poor form in the injury department. So, is he cursed?
Much was made of Klopp's poor final season with Dortmund but he was not helped by a string of injury problems to vital members of his first-team.
There was Ilkay Gundogan's 400-day back problem which saw him return last term but not at his best form or fitness. Marco Reus suffered two sprained ankles in the first half of the season. Mats Hummels spent time out with a sprained ankle. Lukas Piszczek, Nuri Sahin and Jakub Blaszczykowski all spent time on the sidelines in a fragmented season for Klopp's men, whilst Neven Subotic struggled to recover from a serious knee injury.
Now he has two brand new long-term injuries at his new club Klopp will be hoping he does not get many more negative notes from the medical room.