And Thiago was the one to hand Liverpool an untimely blow as he walked off the pitch and down the tunnel just moments before halftime in the 3-1 win over Wolves, cutting a forlorn figure as he did so.
Thiago is one of the first names on the team sheet but with Paris looming large, his involvement is under serious doubt as Klopp offered his initial take on the lower leg injury.
“Not good, but I cannot say more,” Klopp told reporters.
“He was outside with the families, had his little girl on his shoulder, so he could walk. That’s obviously a good sign. All the rest, we’ll see from tomorrow.
“Yes, lower part of the body. I know it but I actually don’t want to talk now about it,” he explained.
“We will see. Just give us a chance to…it makes the news not better or worse, we want to wait until we know more about it. Then you get the information as well.”