Liverpool midfielder Thiago is anticipated to be sidelined for six weeks with the hamstring harm he picked up in the course of the 2-2 draw with Fulham on Saturday.
The Spaniard has endured a patchy health report since signing for the Reds in 2020, that includes in 49 Premier League matches in his first two seasons at Anfield.
Nonetheless, The Athletic report that he must wait mid-October to be again on the pitch, having limped off early within the second half at Craven Cottage.
Supervisor Jurgen Klopp lamented the harm setbacks suffered in his Liverpool squad after the sport – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Curtis Jones and Naby Keita all missed out – however nonetheless doesn’t anticipate the membership transferring for a brand new midfielder.
Jordan Henderson and Fabinho began Saturday’s sport alongside Thiago earlier than Harvey Elliott changed him initially of the second half. James Milner additionally entered in its place with no different central midfield choice left on the bench.
“I do know what’s going to now come up, it is clear. We stated we don’t want a midfielder as a result of we’ve got sufficient – and we even have sufficient, however the issue now could be we get punished for one thing that’s not our accountability often because issues like this will occur,” Klopp stated, by way of LiverpoolFC.com.
“No person might think about that Curtis will get the factor he will get; it’s nothing severe however he’s a younger boy and it’s a type of stress response. Our bodies are like this.
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“Naby is just in poor health and he’ll now be again positively subsequent week once more. Oxlade occurred early and now with Thiago that’s, in fact, not good and we are going to see.”
“We’ve midfielders, we’ve got nonetheless sufficient midfielders. It isn’t that we lack midfielders, nevertheless it’s simply a few of them are injured. This isn’t an excellent scenario, I don’t prefer it in any respect, however we’ve got to see how we react on that – however for certain not panicking.”