Liverpool fans react to Dejan Lovren missing out with illness

Dejan Lovren of Croatia  listens to the anthem prior to the 2020 UEFA European Championships group E qualifying match between Hungary and Croatia at Groupama Arena on March 24, 2019 in...

Liverpool defender is not travelling to Portugal.

Dejan Lovren of Croatia  listens to the anthem prior to the 2020 UEFA European Championships group E qualifying match between Hungary and Croatia at Groupama Arena on March 24, 2019 in...

Dejan Lovren's stop start season for Liverpool has stalled again.

The Guardian reports Lovren is not flying with the squad to take on Porto due to illness.

Lovren missed the first few months of the season with an abdominal problem.

 

He was a surprise selection for the first leg against Porto, with Liverpool winning 2-0.

This season he has only managed nine Premier League starts an two in the Champions League.

Joel Matip and Joe Gomez have stepped up in his absence and both are in the travelling squad.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool looks dejected following the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Lovren's lack of availability is proving frustrating for Liverpool supporters, who have had a love-hate relationship with the Croatian.

While there may be some sympathy for his illness, it is showing he cannot be relied on as the season reaches a crucial point.

Lovren may struggle to get back into the team upon his return.

Here is a look at how Liverpool fans reacted to the news...

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