Thiago Alcantara will miss Liverpool’s video games in opposition to Norwich and Brentford due to the calf harm he suffered in opposition to Crystal Palace.
The Spain worldwide was withdrawn through the second half of Saturday’s 3-0 win at Anfield.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 am unable to 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 now have a correct analysis. A disgrace as properly as a result of he was taking the sport by the hand (in opposition to Palace), he was a correct playmaker for my part.
“In a single week we lose two actually influential midfielders, that is the unhealthy factor.”
The Carrow Highway cup tie additionally comes too quickly for Trent Alexander-Arnold and Robert Firmino.
Alexander-Arnold missed the Crystal Palace sport on account of sickness whereas Firmino has been absent for the final three matches on account of a hamstring harm.
“Let’s begin with Trent. Our sport principally began at 12pm in opposition to Palace; he took accountability to talk with the physician,” mentioned Lijnders, who confirmed Caoimhín Kelleher will begin in aim in opposition to Norwich.
“It was not straightforward 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 check regardless. He must be superb in just a few days however Norwich comes too early.
“Then we now have Bobby, who will do components of crew coaching but additionally not prepared. However progressing properly. And Neco (Williams) is progressing properly as properly. Tomorrow additionally comes too early.”