Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that injured Sadio Mane will not be playing the rest of the season with Liverpool.
The forward picked up a knee injury in the Merseyside derby win against Everton and had to limp off before the hour mark.
The extent of the injury was unknown to Liverpool, but scans has revealed Mane will take no further part in their quest to qualify for the UCL.
“It is clear Mane’s season is over,” Klopp told reporters.
“It will be pretty much impossible for him to play again this season. He will have a long break until next season.
“Sadio we are pretty sure will need surgery. I am not 100 per cent sure when it will happen.”