Liverpool's Sadio Mane To Miss Manchester United Game, Hamstring Injury Confirmed

Doug Mendoza
October 11, 2017

Mane picked up the problem on worldwide duty with Senegal and was withdrawn late on in Saturday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying triumph over Cape Verde.

Mane was substituted in the 89th minute of Senegal's win, and Liverpool have now confirmed the player's injury.

Liverpool have now confirmed that Mane has suffered a significant hamstring injury and will be out of action fro up to six weeks while he recovers.

Liverpool are already seven points behind United in the Premier League and can't afford to drop points against Jose Mourinho's in-form United.

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That means Jurgen Klopp will be without the pacy winger for the Manchester United match this weekend, as well as nine more upcoming fixtures including the Town match at Anfield in two-and-a-half weeks' time.

The Senegal global scored 13 goals and laid on a further right in just 29 appearances for the Reds in 2015/16, with his absence at the end of the season hampering his side's fluency.

He scored 13 Premier League goals last season despite missing the whole of January due to the Africa Cup of Nations.

The speedy forward picked up a red card during the 5-0 loss to Manchester City last month but was back in the starting line-up for the 1-1 draw at Newcastle before the worldwide break.

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