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Liverpool boss Klopp confirms Henderson injury setback

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out for three weeks with a hamstring injury.

The midfielder was forced off in the 80th minute of the Reds' 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.

A stretcher was initially called for the skipper, but Henderson walked off the pitch unaided before heading down the tunnel for treatment.

Jurgen Klopp has now confirmed that Henderson, who underwent a scan on Friday, is facing a short stint on the sidelines.

"It could have been worse," Klopp told reporters on Friday.

"How we all know, it was a hamstring thing, and we've heard of different hamstring injuries around the Premier League - Harry Kane, for example - it's not that bad.

"But he will be out for, I think, three weeks or so, which is not cool. But, how we see it, we were still lucky."

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