Fabinho: Injured Liverpool midfielder out until next year
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho is going to be out before next year with the ankle injury he suffered against Napoli.
The Brazilian went after 19 minutes of Wednesday’s Champions League group game, which the Reds drew 1-1after he fell making a challenge.
Liverpool reported that the 26-year-old had”suffered ankle ligament damage” and may be out”until the New Year”.
The Reds have 11 matches over the next 34 days in Carabao Cup, Champions League, the Premier League and Club World Cup.
12 has been begun by fabinho outside most of five European fixtures and 13 league games this year.
Liverpool are just eight points clear at the peak of host Brighton and the Premier League – a game Fabinho would have been frozen for anyhow – on Saturday at 15:00 GMT.