The France international limped off early in the second half at Anfield and a scan has since confirmed fears that he’s facing a spell on the sidelines.
Manager Jurgen Klopp is well covered at centre-back with Joe Gomez, who signed a new contract this summer, providing another option. Liverpool can also still call upon Nat Phillips, who could leave the club before the end of the transfer window if their £10 million valuation is met.
Writing on Instagram, Konate said: “Unfortunately, I have to spend some time off the pitch but it won’t be too long. In the meantime, I will be doing my best to come back even stronger and supporting the boys.”
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