Daniel Sturridge's injury woes continue as the Liverpool forward suffered a setback during training ahead of the Reds' Europa League clash against Bordeaux, which they eventually won 2-1 with James Milner and Christian Benteke scoring the goals. Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the striker had gone for a scan following the training session, but was unable to explain the cause or extent of the injury.
According to BBC Sport, the former Chelsea forward, who was in line to make his first appearance under the German manager, suffered a foot injury. It will come as a big blow to Sturridge following his recovery from a knee injury, which has restricted him to just three appearances all season.
"I don't know too much about the situation because it was in the afternoon after training," the former Borussia Dortmund manager said, as quoted on Liverpool's official site.
"It wasn't a situation I saw because we trained in two groups – the starting line-up and the other players. We can now start thinking about it, because we had no time, it was really close to the game when the news came."
"We had Cameron Brannagan in the hotel with us, a 19th man if something happened. Something happened, so we had 18 again. But there is no news – at the moment we have to wait," he explained.
"We trained this morning, we were at the hotel and he had to leave to have a scan. We have to wait for the results," Klopp said ahead of their 2-1 win over Bordeaux, as quoted by BBC Sport.
On a more positive note, according to the Liverpool Echo, Jordan Henderson has returned to first-team training following a three-month spell on the sidelines due to a foot injury. The Reds skipper trained with the squad ahead of their Europa League game, and is hoping to be back in a Liverpool shirt sooner rather than later.