Klopp took the surprise decision to hook Salah off on the hour mark for Diogo Jota, with the Egypt international visibly frustrated at being taken off.
He continually shook his head in disbelief as he made his way to the bench and Salah’s agent then took to social media with a very cryptic tweet which sparked further anger among supporters.
Klopp played down the severity of the substitution immediately after the game and he still believes it’s being blown out of proportion.
“I’m not even sure if this situation is now a reason for a ‘proper talk’ about it.
“We are 1-0 down and that makes no player happy when you go off [because] you cannot react how you react in different ways.
“On top of that, you’re a striker, you think you should stay on the pitch. It’s all completely clear and not an issue, just normal life.”
Liverpool as a whole had been scoring for fun up until the end of December and were the league’s top scoring team.
But the goals have dried up since then with Liverpool going on a torrid run of form since the 7-0 demolition of Crystal Palace.
They’ve won just three of the 13 league games since that win and have lost five consecutive home matches.
“We all have to improve, definitely,” he added.
“We only lose games when you have more potential than the results show then it’s all about performance.
“Mo has still a great goalscoring record but everybody knows and even he knows- himself that even he could have scored more goals but Mo’s scoring record is not our problem.”