Naby Keita injured his hamstring for Guinea last night, but the facilities at the Rwanda ground were so poor that he had to be carried off the pitch on the back of a team-mate and not a stretcher.
— Kayishema Tity Thierry (@TityThierry) October 16, 2018
According to Guinean journalist Sega Diallo though, Keita left for the airport immediately and said he doesn’t think the injury is serious… “He thinks it’s ok,” this says:
— sega diallo (@segadiallo) October 16, 2018
However, Paul Joyce of the Times has claimed the full repercussions and extent of the injury will be revealed today following a scan that is happening at Melwood.
As a result, we’d be surprised if Keita is ok to start against Huddersfield on Saturday, which is extremely problematic considering our other injury problems right now.
Mo Salah and Sadio Mane are facing a race against time to be fit for the weekend, while James Milner has only just begun full training himself…
As a result, predicting the starting XI is basically impossible and depends entirely on whether Jurgen Klopp wants to risk his best players or use the likes of Daniel Sturridge, Xherdan Shaqiri and co.