Steven Gerrard has been ruled out for up to six weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in Saturday’s 4-1 win over West Ham United, according to Sky Sports.
The 33 year old, who has appeared in all fifteen of the Reds’ league game so far this season, underwent a scan on Monday afternoon which confirmed that he will be out for at least a month.
Liverpool moved up to second place in the Premier League after beating West Ham United 4-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
Guy Demel turned into his own net to give the Reds the lead three minutes before break, before Mamadou Sakho doubled their advantage with his first goal for the club two minutes after the restart.
Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury concerns for tomorrow afternoon’s visit of West Ham United.
With Arsenal not playing until Sunday afternoon, Liverpool can close the gap between them and the league leaders to just four points.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said that there can be “no solution” to the clubs dispute with Luis Suarez as long as the striker refuses to apologise, Sky Sports understands.
The Reds boss believes that the Uruguay international has shown “total disrespect” to the Merseyside club by attempting to force through a move to Arsenal.
Liverpool have held emergency talks with Luis Suarez’s agent after rejecting a £30m bid for the Uruguay international from Arsenal, according to the Metro.
The club reportedly called the meeting with Pere Guardiola, the strikers trusted representative, to discuss what happens next following the 26 year olds claims that he wants a move away from Anfield.