Roberto Firmino could have additional evaluation on his hamstring damage – with the striker dealing with a race towards time to be match for the beginning of Liverpool’s Champions League marketing campaign.
Firmino underwent scans to establish the extent of the injury that pressured him to limp off shortly earlier than half-time in the course of the 1-1 Premier League draw at residence to Chelsea on Saturday.
Whereas the preliminary analysis is the damage shouldn’t be severe, the striker should endure extra exams and is anticipated to be sidelined for at the least a few weeks.
Firmino had in any case been dominated of Brazil’s forthcoming World Cup qualifiers, becoming a member of compatriots Alisson Becker and Fabinho in staying in England resulting from quarantine points.
The ahead, who was among the many remaining gamers to return for pre-season coaching having featured for his nation within the Copa America, was making his first begin of the season on the weekend having been on the bench for the opening two video games as Diogo Jota led the assault.
Firmino is now unlikely to characteristic when Liverpool resume after the worldwide break with a Premier League journey to Leeds United on Sunday, September 12.
And he have to be thought-about a doubt for when Jurgen Klopp’s aspect start the Champions League group part with the go to of Italian giants AC Milan three days later.
With these matches beginning a busy spell of seven video games in 22 days, Klopp won’t need to be with out Firmino for any important size of time.