Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Mamadou Sakho injury blow

Mamadou Sakho

Liverpool have been dealt a blow over Mamadou Sakho's fitness.

Liverpool have been dealt a blow regarding the fitness of centre-back Mamadou Sakho.

The Liverpool Echo report that the French international will be out for three to four weeks after a scan on his hamstring injury sustained against Blackburn Rovers.

It is an unfortunate consequence of Liverpool's failure to beat Rovers at Anfield in the original quarter-final clash, with the replay at Ewood Park needed.

Now Sakho is out of the semi-final match at Wembley against Aston Villa, and tonight's Premier League clash with Newcastle United.

He also stands to miss Premier League games away to West Bromwich Albion and Hull City later in the month, and potentially May's matches against QPR and Chelsea, likely to return for the final two games with Crystal Palace and Stoke City, plus a FA Cup final should Liverpool be fortunate enough to earn their place.

Sakho missed several weeks of action earlier in the season, and their defence improved notably when he returned to action.

Martin Skrtel serves the final game of his three-match suspension tonight and will be available afterwards, which is at least one piece of good news for the Reds.

Fans however were not impressed with the reports about Sakho, taking to Twitter to bemoan their bad luck...

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