- Saido Mane has suffered a hamstring injury while on international duty
- He limped off in Senegal's 2 - 0 win over Cape Verde in a World Cup Qualifier
- He has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances this season
Liverpool have confirmed that attacker Sadio Mane is facing a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury on international duty with Senegal.
The winger was substituted in the 89th minute during Senegal's 2 - 0 World Cup qualifying win over the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday.
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And it has now been confirmed that he picked up an injury during that fixture that could keep him out of action for up to six weeks.
Mane is set to miss Manchester United's visit Anfield on Saturday. He has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances this term.
The Senegalese who was named the Liverpool player of the year last season has been included in the 30-man shortlist for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award.
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