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'You don't want to bring in someone for the sake of it for £50m': Jamie Redknapp urges Liverpool not to panic buy as they look to address crisis at the back after Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez's long-term injuries Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has a selection headache in defence at present The Reds have an injury crisis at the back after Van Dijk and Gomez injuries Gomez fears he will miss rest of season after suffering knee injury with England Van Dijk is set to be out for the season due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury Jamie Redknapp believes the Reds shouldn't invest at the back for the sake of it 

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 10:41 GMT, 12 November 2020 | Updated: 10:49 GMT, 12 November 2020

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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.

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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

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

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,

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