Roberto Firmino may have additional evaluation on his hamstring harm – 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 determine the extent of the injury that compelled him to limp off shortly earlier than half-time through the 1-1 Premier League draw at residence to Chelsea on Saturday.
Whereas the preliminary prognosis is the harm isn’t severe, the striker should bear extra assessments and is anticipated to be sidelined for no less than 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 as a result of quarantine points.
The ahead, who was among the many last 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 facet 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 is not going to need to be with out Firmino for any vital size of time.