Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Roberto Firmino suffered an ankle injury when the team played out a 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.
The Brazilian international started up front for the Reds yesterday with Firmino once again supported by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in attack as the Reds looked to move three points clear of Manchester City with a win at Old Trafford.
The South American was one of quite a few players to suffer an injury during a hard-fought opening forty-five minutes with Firmino needing treatment from the Liverpool medical team midway through the first half.
Speaking after the 0-0 draw, Klopp spoke with Liverpoolfc.com and said that Firmino suffered an ankle injury against Man Utd but says it's too soon to know precisely how long he'll be on the sidelines for.
Klopp is hopeful the striker won't be out for too long as the forward is usually a quick healer.
We'll have to wait and see how long Firmino is ruled out for once he's further assessed and the full extent of the injury is known but Liverpool will be praying for positive news.
The 27-year-old has been a regular in Klopp's attack once again this season and it would be a huge blow to their title hopes if he was to be sidelined during a key period of the season.
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