Jurgen Klopp had a decision to make ahead of the visit of Brighton because his players had failed to make the club’s place in the Champions League safe.
Should he go all out for victory or keep some of his players back for the Champions League final? He had already lost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to injury but he decided to go for the victory with his best team, with one notable exception.
Dominic Solanke – valued at £7.2m by Transfermarkt – got the nod as Klopp bolstered his attacking line with another frontman in pursuit of the point that would see the Reds take their seat at Europe’s top table next season.
However, the Liverpool fans did not see it as a good thing and do not seem to want Solanke anywhere near the team for such a crucial game.
We’ve taken a closer look at some of the more hostile reaction towards the former Chelsea forward’s inclusion…
Looking forward to Solanke doing absolutely nothing!
— Jurgen Meister🇩🇪 (@SS_LFC) May 13, 2018
Oh ffs Solanke?
He can't even pass a ball.
— 🇺🇦 (@SalahEnthusiast) May 13, 2018
Solanke in and no Milner? pic.twitter.com/jTKQZzZpSX
— Zaaakkkkkkk🏴 (@FalselyFirmino) May 13, 2018
— Ethan⭐ (@WelshyWoodburn) May 13, 2018
Solanke leading the line pic.twitter.com/c1L8IxucDo
— Harry (@HarryBurge97) May 13, 2018
Solanke over Ings🙈🙈🙈
— Adam Ganley (@AdamGanoLFC) May 13, 2018
— Amy Moffatt (@AmyMoffattLFC) May 13, 2018
Solanke in a game like this??
— ben (@benrensson) May 13, 2018
Stop trying to do “Solanke” happen… pic.twitter.com/yBaHwzeSOY
— Peter Jason Quill (@gr_7_) May 13, 2018