Liverpool star Sadio Mane is out with a hamstring injury.
Mane, 25, was injured while on international duty with Senegal and will miss Liverpool’s huge clash with Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday and is expected to be out for up to six weeks.
We break down what Mane’s absence could mean for Liverpool in the video above as this injury comes out a really bad time for the Reds with PL clashes and UEFA Champions League encounters coming thick and fast.
In a club statement, Liverpool had the following to say as losing their reigning Player of the Season for a key stretch of the season is a huge blow for Jurgen Klopp‘s men.
Sadio Mane is facing a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury on international duty, Liverpool FC can confirm.
The winger was substituted 89 minutes into Senegal’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday.
And it has now been confirmed that he picked up an injury during that fixture that could keep him out of action for up to six weeks.
Mane, whose lay-off will commence when Manchester United visit Anfield on Saturday, has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances this term.