Sadio Mane and Xherdan Shaqiri will miss Liverpool’s Carabao Cup conflict with MK Dons on Wednesday night time.
The attacking duo are each nursing accidents, with Mane compelled off with a knock throughout Liverpool’s victory over Chelsea on Sunday.
Liverpool are nevertheless set to have Naby Keita out there for choice, as assistant supervisor Pepijn Lijnders confirmed the harm information for the sport towards MK Dons.
‘Sadio has a knock, of course, but he looks good,’ he mentioned.
‘With having today off and having treatment tomorrow, I think on Thursday he will be back in training again, so that looks all good.’
‘Yesterday towards the end of training, Shaq (Shaqiri) felt his calf stiffen up a little bit,’ he continued.
‘He couldn’t proceed and a scan confirmed he had a little bit tear there. We want to wait a pair of days, but for positive he just isn’t in competition for tomorrow.
‘He needs some rest, so he will not be involved.’
Keita is but to function this season for Liverpool and the Reds received’t make a name on his health till the day of the sport.
‘Yes [he could return on Wednesday]. I will not give the team but he is in a really good way,’ Lijnders mentioned.
‘What a boy. He makes our build-up play utterly totally different; he creates unpredictability how the ball strikes ahead.
‘He is an important player, so hopefully we can use him in the next weeks and hopefully tomorrow will be a day where he can shine.’
Shaqiri and Mane be a part of Divock Origi and Alisson within the remedy room, though Liverpool hope to have all 4 gamers again in competition quickly.
He mentioned: ‘Ali is on his method again, but as we all know with calf accidents you’ve to watch out, particularly when you see how robust and massive he is and the way a lot weight he places by way of his calves when he has to make these pace reactions.
‘So we want to watch out and take it step-by-step, but it has all gone how we deliberate up to now.
‘Divock is in the right way and has already been on the pitch, but not with the team yet so that’s his subsequent step. Hopefully that comes shortly.’