Conditions Sia Mane Make Liverpool Worry
Injuries struck Sadio Mane as Liverpool shaved AS Roma 5-2 in the first leg semi-final at Anfield Stadium this week. Reportedly he had trouble with the calf muscles.
The news of Mane's injury is known after the player is not seen in practice session with the Reds on Thursday (26/4) yesterday. Once sought out, it turns out this Senegal striker was in the hospital to do a scan of the injury in his calf.
According to news reported by the Daily Mirror, the problem on the calf was already felt Mane while still on the field during the game counter AS Roma. However, the Senegalese player did not inform the medical team and continued to force the game to the threshold.
Not yet known how serious injuries suffered by Mane. Certainly this situation would be bad news for Liverpool ahead of their trip to the Stadio Olimpico to wade through the second leg semi-final Champions League on Thursday (4/5) next week.
But Liverpool's medical team remains optimistic Mane can appear at home to Roma later. They can only ensure that the player will be absent in the Premier League match counter Stoke City, weekend.
In addition to Mane, Liverpool players who also injured in the face of AS Roma yesterday was Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England international is certain to miss the end of the season with a knee injury after colliding with Roma winger Aleksandar Kolarov.
"Oxlade-Chamberlain's injury conditions forced him to spend the rest of the season for Liverpool, as well as the World Cup finals in Russia with England," the statement said on Liverpool's official website.
Previously Liverpool has also lost Joel Matip who certainly can not play again until the 2017/18 season ends. While conditions of Adam Lallana and Emre Can still not known.