Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reveals the club will not sign unvaccinated players, as the Covid crisis continues to affect top class sport nearly two years into the pandemic.
The German has been vocal in encouraging players to get jabbed, saying it would be impossible to sign players who are yet to get the vaccine because they would be deemed by suitors as health risks.
While the Premier League is trying to figure out how to go about the fixtures that has been postponed, the former Borussia Dortmund boss says been vaccinated will be influencial in who clubs sign.
“If a player is not vaccinated at all, he is a constant threat for all of us. He doesn’t want to be a threat, it’s not that he thinks I don’t care about others but he is.”
With regulations tightening and fans now having to show either proof of vaccination or a negative lateral flow test to enter stadiums, the German also hinted that unvaccinated player will become a burden and less attractive to suitors in the transfer market.
Liverpool will face Tottenham on Sunday in one of the five Premier League fixtures this weekend to survive not been postpone due to Covid, with Van Dijk and Fabinho set to return after suspected positive tests to Covid on Thursday.