The Portuguese forward won’t be able to play again for the Reds in their current campaign.
suffered a foot injury inLiverpool
’s 4-2 win overManchester United
last week. The forward was replaced bySadio Mane
in the 74th minute and he is set to miss the remaining games of the season. Having scored 9 goals in 18 matches, Jota has spent a successful debut season at Anfield. However, he is now in a race against time to be fit for the Euros. In an interview after his side’s 2-1 win overWest Brom
spoke about Jota’s recovery.
He told reporters:
"Diogo, I don’t know actually.
"As I said, it is not too serious but as always, you have to wait [to see] how it develops, how it heals.
"It is a little bone in the foot and we have to see. I think he will now be in a boot for two weeks or so and when he gets out of the boot then the doctors will check how it developed, how far the progress is, so I don’t know that but of course, it is not a top moment."
Liverpool are in a tight race to secure a top-four finish. The Reds currently sit fifth in Premier League with 63 points from their 36 matches.Ozan Kabak
was also injured in Liverpool’s thrilling clash against West Brom, but Klopp says he will be available for their upcoming matches.
"Ozan, no. No for the long-term [injuries].
"Ozan isn’t in the long-term [injuries] but nobody is coming back, I think."
Liverpool will faceBurnley
in their next Premier League match on Wednesday.