The pressure is on Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to start bringing results to Anfield over the coming weeks and months.
The Reds didn’t have the strongest of campaigns last season and despite qualifying for the Champions League, by no means was it a campaign to be considered an overwhelming success.
But the Reds fans lining the bar here in the Tavern are expecting bigger and better things from their team this season and it’s clear that just a fourth-placed finish won’t be enough to satisfy their demands this time around.
However, things got a little more difficult this weekend as the club announced they’ll be without forward Adam Lallana for at least two months as he sustained a thigh injury.
The Englishman has been a key part of proceedings down at Anfield over the past couple of years and his injury will come as a real blow to Jurgen Klopp, who will surely be thinking about other players to bring in to replace him.
And as you can imagine, Liverpool fans have been worrying about the injury and what it means for their season moving forward.
So with that in mind, here’s the best of the fallout online after the news was announced…
Gutted for Lallana, surely will be missed ☹
— Kajju (@kajju) August 5, 2017
Can't really blame both, players we've made priority haven't been able to come. I still think we'll bring players in especially with Lallana
— Nick Doughlin (@NickDoughlin) August 5, 2017
Lallana's injury couldn't make it more clear of the importance of strengthening significantly before 1 Sep. No new CB = disgraceful shambles
— Solly (@solly_feni1) August 5, 2017
Need some replacement for Lallana.Nevermind defensive minded.
— The Dirk Knight (@KuytAngle) August 5, 2017
Hoping grujic is ready to step up. Seems he is in pre season. He's gonna be needed with lallana out! #lfc
— Rich (@R1chJ) August 5, 2017