Dejan Lovren

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Born: July 5, 1989; Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Position: Centre-Back
Signed: 27 July 2014; Southampton; £20 million
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after the 4-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Continuing our reviews of Liverpool’s squad for the 2015/16 season, we focus on Dejan Lovren’s second year at Anfield. After a nightmare debut campaign on...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Dejan Lovren during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Defender Dejan Lovren has credited manager Jurgen Klopp with changing the mindset at Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Villarreal CF. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With 90 minutes separating Liverpool and the Europa League final, Jurgen Klopp is looking to draw on the passion of "the whole Liverpool world."
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren before a friendly match against Malaysia XI at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren was left frustrated by Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Newcastle on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren scores a dramatic injury time winning fourth goal to seal a 4-3 (5-4 aggregate) victory over Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The winner in Liverpool's 4-3 triumph over Borussia Dortmund came from an unlikely source, with Dejan Lovren heading the Reds to the Europa Leaugue semi-finals.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren celebrates as a late injury time penalty is awarded against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren has claimed he will not travel to Euro 2016 with Croatia if he is not guaranteed a place in their starting lineup.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after the 4-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren believes he is a cleverer player having learned from past mistakes.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - Thursday, April 7, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Nathaniel Clyne after the 1-1 draw against Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 1st Leg match at Westfalenstadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s spirited first leg performance and positive result against Borussia Dortmund, we review how the media reacted to the stalemate.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 2, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with title hopefuls Tottenham, we review how the media reacted to the Anfield stalemate.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)c

Liverpool welcome high-flying Tottenham to Anfield on Saturday evening.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren could face an uncertain future under Croatia manager Ante Cacic, after the 62-year-old criticised his conduct this week.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 20, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during the FA Premier League match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool chucked away a two-goal lead to fall to an appalling 3-2 loss at St Mary’s, we round-up how the media reacted to the collapse.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Calls for Liverpool to establish a new spine may have been satisfied against Man United on Thursday night, as a clutch of key stars shone.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Liverpool booked their place in the quarter-final stage of the Europa League, we round-up the best of the media reaction from Old Trafford.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 16, 2016: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho celebrates after knocking out Manchester United 3-1 on aggregate (1-1 on the night) during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp hailed Philippe Coutinho's moment of magic but also picked out his centre-backs for praise as Liverpool saw off rivals Manchester United in the Europa League.

Our latest roundtable discussion focusses on Liverpool's defence and what the future holds for the Reds' defenders this summer.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 21, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren after the 4-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren has emerged as one of the surprise success stories of Jurgen Klopp's reign at Liverpool so far, as statistics show his improvement.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 6, 2016: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren celebrates as a late injury time penalty is awarded against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Liverpool battled back to win 2-1 away to Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, Dejan Lovren and Emre Can were the players to stand out.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 24, 2016: Liverpool's captain Jordan Henderson during a training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match against FC Augsburg. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Addressing reporters at Melwood on Wednesday afternoon, Jurgen Klopp provided an injury update ahead of his side's Europa League clash with Augsburg.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva gives a thumbs up during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match against West Ham United at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Jurgen Klopp prepares his side to take on Bundesliga side Augsburg in the Europa League on Thursday night, he remains without two regular starters.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 2, 2016: Liverpool's substitute Joe Allen warms-up during the Premier League match against West Ham United at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Jurgen Klopp prepares his side for Sunday's clash away to Aston Villa, he is forced to contend with a number of injury issues.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp has suggested he will field a rotated side in Saturday's FA Cup clash with West Ham United, as Dejan Lovren returns from injury.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2015: Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne in action against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp's defensive issues are set to continue in Tuesday night's League Cup semi-final clash with Stoke City, following injury to Nathaniel Clyne.

Looking to make a swift recovery from his recent hamstring injury, Dejan Lovren has provided a welcome fitness update, saying "I'll be back soon."
CARDIFF, WALES - Sunday, November 3, 2013: Cardiff City's captain Steven Caulker celebrates scoring the first goal against Swansea City during the Premiership match at the Cardiff City Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Caulker has joined Liverpool on loan until the end of the season.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates the 1-0 victory over Leicester City with Dejan Lovren during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren believes Liverpool supporters now see him in a different light.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 5, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia goes down injured against Stoke City during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp is without a number of first-team stars for Friday night's FA Cup clash against Exeter City, as he confirmed on Thursday morning.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, January 5, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia goes down injured against Stoke City during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Adam Lallana believes Liverpool's current injury crisis is bad luck more than anything.
Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The defensive partnership of Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho proved a major positive as Liverpool defeated Leicester City on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Boxing Day, Saturday, December 26, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren in action against Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren was delighted with Liverpool's 1-0 win over Leicester City.