The 24-year-old was inundated with messages of goodwill on Twitter and he responded in kind.
"Just to confirm that I will be out until the rest of season," he wrote.
"I am really sad with the news because I was enjoying [it] a lot on the pitch.
"I am sure I will come back stronger and I will achieve everything that I dream with the LFC shirt.
"I am sure I'll never walk alone."