Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane, has had a surgical operation on his hand which he sustained injury on during his international duty with Senegal last weekend.
The striker will, according to the Premier League club on Wednesday, miss the club crucial encounter with Huddersfield on Saturday.
“Liverpool Football Club can confirm Sadio Mane today underwent a procedure on a hand injury sustained while on international duty with Senegal.
“The surgery, conducted at a north-west hospital and supervised by club medics, was successful. Mane’s recovery will be monitored over the next couple of days.”
Another Liverpool player, Naby Keita, went off with a suspected muscle strain in Guinea’s 1-1 draw against Rwanda also on Tuesday.
The Juergen Klopp’s side will be looking to retain or extend their top spot on the league table when they face Huddersfield.
The Premier League club will be hosting Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday in it UEFA Champion’s league campaign.