Jurgen Klopp hopes Jordan Henderson will return earlier than the top of the season after present process a profitable operation on a groin damage.
Liverpool have revealed their captain shall be out till April on the earliest because of an damage sustained in the course of the Merseyside derby final weekend.
The Reds boss stated: “The most effective-case situation, I don’t know to be sincere.
“It’s not a fast one however in fact all of us hope there may be nonetheless a risk for him to play a couple of video games this season, however we’ll see.”
In a press release launched earlier on Friday, the membership stated Henderson shall be sidelined for at the least a month, ruling him out of England’s internationals in March as properly.
“Henderson has efficiently had a corrective process carried out on the adductor damage,” a Liverpool assertion learn.
“No particular timescale is being positioned upon his return; nevertheless, the 30-year-old is dominated out initially till after the March worldwide break.
“Henderson’s restoration shall be carefully monitored by the membership’s medical division and his development throughout his rehab work will decide when he is ready to resume full coaching.”
Henderson won’t return to the membership’s AXA coaching advanced for some time however when he does Klopp expects him to proceed to be an affect in the best way his different injured senior gamers have been.
“All of them need to be influential. So many injured gamers not obtainable in the intervening time and most of them are leaders on this group,” he added.
“Hendo will not be right here but however Virgil, Milly (James Milner), Joel all need to be influential and that’s what they are going to be and when Hendo is again he has to play this function whereas doing his rehab.”
Henderson, in the meantime, stated he was ‘gutted’ to be sidelined.
“Clearly gutted to have picked up an damage however will do all the things I can to assist the workforce whereas engaged on my rehab,” he wrote on Twitter.
Henderson is the most recent in a protracted line of Liverpool gamers to undergo a long-term damage this season.
Having deputised at centre-back as a result of disaster, Henderson joins Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Fabinho on the sidelines as Liverpool’s back-up defenders proceed to fall as properly.
The Reds had been pressured to make use of Ozan Kabak, signed on mortgage from Schalke in January, alongside Nathaniel Phillips for many of the 2-Zero defeat to Everton in a significant shake-up to their often strong again line.
Liverpool’s damage disaster on the again has coincided with a horrible downturn in type and the Reds have misplaced their final 4 Premier League matches at house, regardless of being unbeaten at Anfield since 2017 earlier than the run began.