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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker will miss at least two more games after missing the Champions League match vs Ajax on Tuesday night with a hamstring injury.
Alisson suffered a hamstring strain in the Premier League draw with Brighton at the weekend and was replaced by Caoimhin Kelleher in the 1-0 win over the Dutch side.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp said he hopes to have Alisson back within a week but that a much more realistic timeframe is for him to return in 10-14 days. Speaking to BT Sport the German manager said:
“He told us after the last game that he felt in the 60th, 70th minute his hamstring. [We] did a scan, it’s a little one but enough for today and probably for another week.
“We don’t know exactly, we have to wait and I’ve never heard about a hamstring that is only four or five days, so 10-14 days I think.”
Alisson will surely miss the Premier League clash with Wolves at Anfield on Sunday evening as a result.
Liverpool’s next game after that is at Midtjylland in the Champions League on 9 December and having already guaranteed top spot in the group, he may well not have played anyway and will not be risked.
The Reds go to Fulham in the Premier League on 13 December, which could see Alisson return, but Klopp may want to ensure that he is fully fit for Tottenham visiting Anfield on 16 December in a potentially crunch fixture in the title race.
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