Report: Roma suffer potentially huge blow ahead of Champions League clash with Liverpool with Kostas Manolas a major doubt

Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates the win after the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Leg Two between AS Roma and FC Barcelona  at Stadio Olimpico on April 10, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Liverpool will welcome Roma to Anfield for the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final clash next Tuesday night.

Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AS Roma at Stadio Artemio Franchi on November 5, 2017 in Florence, Italy.

According to Italian media outlet Calcio Mercato, Roma have suffered a potentially huge blow ahead of their Champions League clash with Liverpool next week, with the news that Kostas Manolas is a major doubt for the game, after he suffered an injury during the Rome derby against Lazio yesterday.

The Greece international was the hero of Roma's Champions League quarter-final clash with Barcelona last week, scoring his side's third goal - one that eventually proved to be decisive in the tie.

Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates at the full time whistle during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on April...

Manolas joined the Italian giants from Olympiacos in the summer of 2014, for a fee believed to be worth in the region of £10.3m, and he has since gone on to establish himself as one of the continent's finest centre-backs.

Kostas Manolas of AS Roma celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on...

Roma's chances of progressing through to the final of the Champions League have potentially been dealt a huge blow, with Calcio Mercato reporting that the 26-year-old is a major doubt for the semi-final first leg at Anfield next Tuesday.

Liverpool have arguably the most devastating front-line in Europe, so Roma fans will be desperate for their star centre-back to make next week's clash against the Reds.

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