Sadio Mane a major injury doubt for Burnley clash after missing training

LFC Globe
3rd December 2018
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Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is a major injury doubt for the Reds' midweek fixture against .

The Reds are back in action on Wednesday night after their last gasp victory against at on Sunday.

Liverpool take on Sean Dyche's Burnley at Turf Moor as they look to keep up with leaders at the top of the table.

However, they are likely to have to navigate a tricky fixture without Reds forward Mane, who sustained a cut on his foot in the derby.

The Senegalese sat out training at Melwood on Monday and it is likely that Reds boss Jurgen Klopp takes no risks with him amidst the busy festive period.

Liverpool travel to on the weekend, before big games against and at the following week.

Speaking after Saturday's , Klopp said: “We have to see, but we have options and we can make different line-ups.

“Sadio got a real knock on his foot, we'll have to see how that is. He was so quick, unbelievable. But that's only one thing.

“Hopefully all the rest will be okay. Robbo () I think has a dead leg, his hip, so in the moment we have to see.

“Of course, we play in three days, that's really hard. We celebrate, go home, proper sleep. Tomorrow, recovery, and then we'll make ourselves ready for Burnley.”

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The boss could also be forced to rest left-back Robertson, with a possible replacement for the Scotland .

Liverpool captain could also return after being suspended against Everton, whilst is another possible inclusion in the squad.

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