Liverpool's Jones to miss season opener due to concussion protocols

Jones was substituted during the first half of its pre-season friendly win against Osasuna on Monday following a collision.

The 20-year-old is the second player to be ruled out ahead of its league opener after defender Andy Robertson sustained ligament damage.   -  Reuters

Liverpool midfielder Curtis Jones was ruled out of his team's Premier League season-opener at Norwich City on Saturday because of concussion protocols, manager Juergen Klopp said.

Jones was substituted during the first half of its pre-season friendly win against Osasuna on Monday following a collision.

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"He had a slight concussion so we just have to follow the protocol," Klopp told the club's website.

"He is fine, but that's the protocol. He is available for training from Sunday on I think."

The 20-year-old is the second player to be ruled out ahead of its league opener after defender Andy Robertson sustained ligament damage.

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