Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk is expected to be sidelined for at least a month because of a hamstring injury, manager Jurgen Klopp said on Friday. (More Football News)
The Netherlands captain was taken off at halftime of Monday's 3-1 loss at Brentford and underwent scans this week.
"The diagnosis was pretty harsh and we talk about weeks, more than a month, but I hope that it goes quick," Klopp said at a press conference ahead of Liverpool's FA Cup match against Wolverhampton on Saturday.
Klopp replaced Van Dijk with Joel Matip at Brentford as a precaution and wasn't expecting bad news.
"It was a surprise for us. It was obviously a big blow. He didn't feel a lot,"