Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed in the English Premier League that players who did not receive the vaccine against the Corona virus pose a health risk, and his club is not expected to sign any player who refuses to receive the vaccination.
Aston Villa coach Steven Gerrard and his Crystal Palace counterpart Patrick Vieira said vaccination may be taken into account when signing new players, given the increasing number of HIV infections among clubs in the tournament.
And the English Premier League revealed last October that 68 percent of players had received two doses of the vaccine, but in the middle of last week it announced the emergence of 42 cases of infection within one week, which is a record.
Because of the increasing number of cases of infection, the League decided to postpone 10 matches so far, including six matches from the current round.
Klopp added: We are not close to contracting any players at the moment, but I thought about it and this aspect will certainly be pivotal in this step, and in the event that there is a player who did not receive any dose of the vaccine, it constitutes a constant threat to all of us, and the situation in such a situation will be difficult. Extremely.
Second-placed Liverpool with 40 points from 17 games will meet later on Sunday with Tottenham Hotspur of London, the seventh-placed team, which has not played any game since December 5 after two league matches were postponed due to the outbreak of the highly contagious virus. in its ranks.