Thiago Alcantara will miss Liverpool’s video games towards Norwich and Brentford due to the calf damage he suffered towards Crystal Palace.
The Spain worldwide was withdrawn throughout the second half of Saturday’s 3-0 win at Anfield.
Whereas Liverpool are awaiting additional scan outcomes, Thiago has been dominated out of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie at Norwich Metropolis and Saturday’s Premier League journey to Brentford.
“I can not say now how lengthy it should take however positively not tomorrow (Tuesday) and never on the weekend,” Liverpool assistant supervisor Pepijn Lijnders mentioned.
“Let’s get the scan outcomes again and we’ve got a correct prognosis. A disgrace as effectively as a result of he was taking the sport by the hand (towards Palace), he was a correct playmaker in my view.
“In a single week we lose two actually influential midfielders, that is the dangerous factor.”
The Carrow Street cup tie additionally comes too quickly for Trent Alexander-Arnold and Robert Firmino.
Alexander-Arnold missed the Crystal Palace sport resulting from sickness whereas Firmino has been absent for the final three matches resulting from a hamstring damage.
“Let’s begin with Trent. Our sport mainly began at 12pm towards Palace; he took accountability to talk with the physician,” mentioned Lijnders, who confirmed Caoimhín Kelleher will begin in objective towards Norwich.
“It was not simple as a result of these guys – it says so much about our group anyway – they need to play all the things, [even] in the event that they really feel a bit shaky or ailing. However he took the accountability.
“That is Trent, there are not any Covid signs. We take a look at regardless. He must be tremendous in a couple of days however Norwich comes too early.
“Then we’ve got Bobby, who will do components of crew coaching but additionally not prepared. However progressing effectively. And Neco (Williams) is progressing effectively as effectively. Tomorrow additionally comes too early.”