Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk to sit out Belgium-Netherlands friendly

Annette Crawford
October 16, 2018

And though the withdrawals of both Van Dijk and Salah should not be considered positive as they are due to injuries, that they are seen as precautionary is a boost.

Milner pulled up in the 0-0 draw Manchester City just before the global break and was expected to miss the rest of the month to a hamstring injury.

The forward returned to Liverpool in the last few days and was assessed and Salah is now set to return to training.

Liverpool's stars have been in the wars during the ongoing global break, with the likes of Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk sustaining knocks whilst in action for their respective countries.

He spoke about the pain he experienced against Southampton and Paris Saint-Germain and played down the severity of the issue but now Ronaldo Koeman has revealed that the extent of the injury is a lot worse than was publicly known.

Premier League side Liverpool have been hit with another injury blow after star striker Sadio Mane reportedly broke his thumb while on worldwide duty with Senegal.

The Senegal worldwide hurt his hand in training ahead of a game against Sudan, and is reported to have broken a bone his left thumb.

Mane has been a key player for Liverpool this season and will be looking to make his mark once again when the Reds travel to Huddersfield in the Premier League.

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