By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline
Published: 10:41 GMT, 12 November 2020 | Updated: 10:49 GMT, 12 November 2020
Liverpool have been urged by Jamie Redknapp not to spend big on a centre back for the sake of it despite their injury crisis.
Injuries are seriously mounting up in defence for Jurgen Klopp's reigning Premier League champions after Joe Gomez joined Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho on the sidelines.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Gomez fears he will miss the rest of the season and next summer's Euros after suffering a serious knee injury in England training on Wednesday.
Joe Gomez has become the latest Liverpool centre back to sustain a long-term injury
Virgil van Dijk is expected to be out for the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury
Gomez's setback will come as a massive blow to Klopp, who is also set to be without stalwart Van Dijk for the rest of the campaign due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury while Fabinho is currently sidelined with a thigh issue.
The injury crisis has left Liverpool with just one fit senior centre back in Joel Matip, meaning youngsters Nat Phillips and Rhys Williams, who have impressed recently, will be called upon in the coming months.
But Redknapp is not convinced that the Reds - who are also without Trent Alexander-Arnold for four weeks with a calf strain - need to panic buy and splash the cash to address their injury crisis, claiming Van Dijk could be back not long after a new signing can make their mark.
Redknapp told Sky Sports: 'It's a difficult one. I've heard people say that they've got to go out and get a really big signing because Virgil is going to be injured, but if he goes through the right rehab to get fit,