Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side’s Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader.
Manager Jurgen Klopp says the Spain keeper was injured during post-match celebrations following Liverpool’s win over Chelsea in the Super Cup.
“A supporter jumped over something, slipped and kicked his ankle. It is swollen but we have to see,” Klopp said after seeing Adrian save Tammy Abraham’s penalty in the shootout to seal victory.
Klopp confirmed: “I don’t understand why in the world of social media when we are all together, a supporter jumped over something and kicked [Adrian’s] ankle. It is swollen but we have to see.
“We need to think about Saturday to find a way to win the game.
“We love our fans, no doubt, but if they could stop doing that. We played vs City someone ran on the pitch. A streaker? Norwich, someone as well. It’s not funny. Like the girl in the Champions League final, she made money. What can we do?
“If the person cannot stop himself then the fans around him must. It is not funny. Wow! How can something like this happen?
“Adrian won’t go for a scan. We wait for the swelling to go down. The flight didn’t help but I saw him now, it looks better and make a decision.”
If Adrian doesn’t recover, veteran keeper Lonergan, handed a short-term deal following Alisson’s calf injury against Norwich, could deputise.
The ex-Wolves, Preston and Middlesbrough stopper was on the bench in Istanbul in midweek, alongside untried 20-year-old Caoimhin Kelleher.
“Andy Lonergan is in training with Kelleher and we have them if we have to make a decision,” added Klopp.
“Adrian was a week before, Lonergan has trained with us. Kelleher has potential but is not 100 per cent yet. We will see.”
Klopp also confirmed that Naby Keita will again miss out, with a hip problem.