Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren says a “disgusting” death danger towards his circle of relatives used to be despatched to him on social media.
The 28-year-old Croat used to be closely criticised for his efficiency within the Reds’ Four-1 Premier League defeat at Tottenham on 22 October.
In an Instagram tale, he shared a screengrab of a personal message during which the sender stated they might “murder” the footballer’s circle of relatives.
“I cannot ignore when my family is threatened,” stated Lovren.
“I just can’t and won’t accept that.”
Lovren used to be at fault for Tottenham’s opening two targets at Wembley, and used to be substituted through Reds boss Jurgen Klopp after simply 31 mins.
He used to be set to begin Saturday’s house sport towards Huddersfield, however withdrew thru harm within the warm-up of a sport Liverpool gained Three-Zero.
Before the fit, Klopp in comparison the media response to Lovren’s efficiency to other folks “watching an accident”.
“You are the kind of people standing around with smartphones instead of helping,” stated the German. “I am not this sort of particular person.
“Of route it is not the nicest week in Dejan’s existence however it is only soccer. People do not turn into a greater or a worse particular person thru creating a mistake in a soccer sport.”
Croatia global Lovren has made 121 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions since becoming a member of from Southampton in a £20m deal in July 2014.