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

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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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