Liverpool confirm Gerrard out of Arsenal clash

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is out of this week's game against Arsenal, it has been confirmed.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is out of this week's game against Arsenal, it has been confirmed.

"In the training session before the Champions League game at Chelsea, Steven Gerrard unfortunately aggravated a small strain he had previously suffered in his adductor muscle," a Liverpool spokesman confirmed today.

"A scan has since confirmed our medical team's initial diagnosis and the player is expected to be out for between seven and 10 days.

"In the meantime, Steven will continue to receive intensive treatment on the injury at Melwood."