Liverpool suffer big injury blow with midfielder out for six weeks

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Henderson out until April with groin injury


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Liverpool have suffered a fresh injury blow with midfielder Jordan Henderson set to be sidelined for around six weeks.

The England international has played regularly at centre-back in recent months with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Fabinho injured.

He picked up a groin injury of his own during the recent Merseyside derby and The Mail claims that he could be out of action until April.

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With Henderson’s absence, the Reds have been left with no experienced faces in the central defence and that is a genuine concern.

They had Ozan Kabak and Nathaniel Phillips (11 club appearances combined) as the central defensive pairing following the injury to their club-captain last weekend.

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Ben Davies, who has yet to make his debut, is the only other recognised centre-back fit and available for selection.

The Reds are presently five points behind the top four after a dismal run of four straight defeats in the Premier League.

They have also suffered four successive losses at Anfield. They previously experienced the unwanted feat a staggering 98 years ago.



(With inputs from Eyefootball )

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