Liverpool’s Sadio Mané ruled out for up to six weeks after injuring hamstring

• Forward sustained injury in Senegal’s 2-0 win against Cape Verde Islands
• Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain may get chance against Manchester United

Liverpool will hope Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain can begin to repay some of their £35m investment after Sadio Mané’s crushing injury blow. The England midfielder has endured a slow start to his Anfield career since his August move from Arsenal but following Mané’s hamstring injury – which will rule him out for up to six weeks – he is likely to play a more significant role.

Mané was injured on international duty with Senegal and his absence could not have come at a worse time for Jürgen Klopp with Manchester United visiting Anfield on Saturday. “The winger was substituted 89 minutes into Senegal’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday,” a Liverpool statement read. “It has now been confirmed that he picked up an injury during that fixture that could keep him out of action for up to six weeks.”

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• Forward sustained injury in Senegal’s 2-0 win against Cape Verde Islands• Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain may get chance against Manchester UnitedLiverpool will hope Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain can begin to repay some of their £35m investment after Sadio Mané’s crushing injury blow. The England midfielder has endured a slow start to his Anfield career since his August move from Arsenal but following Mané’s hamstring injury – which will rule him out for up to six weeks – he is likely to play a more significant role.Mané was injured on international duty with Senegal and his absence could not have come at a worse time for Jürgen Klopp with Manchester United visiting Anfield on Saturday. “The winger was substituted 89 minutes into Senegal’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday,” a Liverpool statement read. “It has now been confirmed that he picked up an injury during that fixture that could keep him out of action for up to six weeks.” Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/10/liverpool-sadio-mane-hamstring-injury-senegal-six-weeks

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