Liverpool first-team player Jose Enrique wishes Joao Teixeira a speedy recovery on Twitter after knee injury

The Brighton and Hove Albion loanee looks set for an extended spell on the sidelines this summer.

Liverpool loanee has been cut down in a great run of form by what appears to be a rather nasty knee injury.

The Portuguese youngster went down in agony against Huddersfield Town for his loan side Brighton and Hove Albion.

The injury could be a real blow for one of Liverpool's brightest sparks. Now one of the Liverpool first-team players has offered his sympathy to the lad for his injury.

Jose Enrique, who knows a thing or two about being on the sidelines, sent this message to Teixeira on Twitter earlier today:

It is a massive blow for Teixeira. In recent weeks it was reported he had done enough to earn a first-team chance next season. The Liverpool Echo reported last month that Brendan Rodgers was ready to give him a go, but that will now have to wait.

The 22-year-old joined Liverpool from Sporting Lisbon in 2012 and is regarded as one of their top talents. He previously had a spell on loan at Brentford but has been impressive this season at Brighton in what has been a relegation battle. His new battle however will be the battle to a return to full fitness.

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