Liverpool injury news: Reds star in hospital after training incident, big blow for Klopp

Everything was rosy for Liverpool fans up until about an hour ago.

Their side still sit second in the early-season table after kicking off with a thrilling 4-3 win over Arsenal on Sunday.

However, optimistic Reds supporters were brought back down to earth with a bump thanks to some worrying Liverpool injury news this afternoon.

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It was reported by Express Sport‘s Paul Joyce that Sadio Mane has been taken to hospital after picking up a shoulder injury in training.

Mane enjoyed an outstanding debut against Arsenal, capped off with a superb solo goal.

A week earlier, former Southampton star Mane found the net in a 4-0 friendly win over Barcelona.

It is not just goals that Mane brings to Klopp’s team. The Senegal international also injects pace into the Merseysiders’ three-man attacking midfield unit and is Liverpool’s most direct threat.

Coutinho, is also fast but the Brazilian magician goes about his business in a much more flamboyant manner. This is not a bad thing by any stretch of the imagination, but Liverpool will surely miss the balance that the rapid straight-line counter-attacking threat of Mane gives them if he is out for a long time.

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