In Summary

  • Liverpool say Mohamed Salah’s injury is “worse than first feared”
  • Salah was initially ruled out for just two games by Egypt
  • He’s  set to spend several weeks on the sidelines

Liverpool say Mohamed Salah’s injury is “worse than first feared” , according to his agent, He could be out of action for nearly a month.

He wrote on X: “Mohamed’s injury is more serious than first thought and he will be out for 21-28 days, and not two games.

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Salah’s Injury

Initially Salah was ruled out for just two games by Egypt after sustaining the muscle injury in their 2-2 draw with Ghana last Thursday

Mohamed Salah injured his hamstring against Ghana (Image: MB Media/Getty Images)

 

Mohamed Salah’s  Treatment

Liverpool announced the 31-year-old would be returning from the Ivory Coast, where he was representing Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations, to undergo treatment with the aim of returning to the Pharaohs if they progressed to the knockout stages of the competition.

Egypt s Mohamed Salah leaves the field after sustaining an injury during the African Cup of Nations/Photo Courtesy

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Liverpool club statement

A statement on the club website read

“Mohamed Salah will return to the AXA Training Centre on Wednesday to begin an intensive rehabilitation programme with Liverpool’s medical team on the muscle injury he sustained with Egypt last week.

“The injury, which is worse than first feared, forced the forward from the field in the first half of the Africa Cup of Nations fixture with Ghana and an agreement has been reached with the Egyptian FA for Salah to undergo treatment in Liverpool.

“Salah will immediately begin work with the club’s medical staff upon his return to Merseyside with a view to being back in action as soon as possible for club and country, giving him the best chance to return to compete at AFCON if Egypt, who qualified for the knockout stage with a 2-2 draw against Cape Verde tonight, continue to advance in the tournament.”

 

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