Liverpool face nervous wait over health of Jordan Henderson as Reds put together for important lay-off to captain following adductor harm in Everton defeat as woes proceed for Jurgen Klopp’s facet
- Liverpool concern Jordan Henderson will face a major lay-off after his harm
- The Reds captain got here off with an adductor knock towards Everton at Anfield
- Henderson is ready for a scan on Monday to find out extent of the injury
- There may be resignation he won’t be accessible for RB Leipzig recreation on March 10
Liverpool concern Jordan Henderson faces a major lay-off because the membership’s nightmare season with accidents took one other depressing twist.
Captain Henderson was compelled off after half-hour of the Merseyside derby with an adductor subject. The 30-year-old was being pursued by Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure when he pulled up sharply and crumpled to the bottom.
He could have a scan right this moment to find out the extent of the injury however Liverpool are braced for a lay-off of a number of weeks and are resigned to Henderson lacking the second leg of the Champions League last-16 conflict with RB Leipzig on March 10.
Liverpool face a nervous wait over the extent of Jordan Henderson’s harm towards Everton
The Liverpool captain got here off within the first half with an adductor harm at Anfield on Saturday
It’s a big blow for supervisor Jurgen Klopp and the worst attainable footnote to the membership’s first Anfield defeat within the derby since 1999. Everton’s 2-0 success was additionally Liverpool’s fourth consecutive residence loss, the membership’s worst run since 1923.
Klopp stated of Henderson: ‘No one within the medical division was constructive about it. It doesn’t look good.’
Liverpool’s season has fallen aside as they’ve discovered it inconceivable to interchange key defenders Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. Henderson and Fabinho, who had been deputising within the coronary heart of the defence, have now succumbed themselves.
Liverpool are braced for a major lay off so as to add to Jurgen Klopp’s harm nightmare
If the information is dangerous for Klopp, who expects to be with out Henderson for Premier League fixtures towards Sheffield United, Chelsea, Fulham and Wolves, it’s also a fear for England supervisor Gareth Southgate, who’s making ready for the beginning of World Cup qualification subsequent month.
It’s unsure whether or not Henderson can be accessible for the video games towards Poland, San Marino and Albania, and an additional concern for Southgate revolves round Jack Grealish, who missed Aston Villa’s 2-1 defeat by Leicester yesterday.
Southgate was at Villa Park and noticed James Maddison, who has been in wonderful type, compelled off with a hip harm after scoring in a victory that retains the flying Foxes on track for a top-four end.