The Dutchman underwent a scan on Saturday after being compelled off the sphere by a problem from Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford within the first half of the perimeters’ 2-2 draw.
And it has now been revealed that he sustained ACL harm that can require surgical procedure and a prolonged interval of rehabilitation.
Membership sources are reluctant to rule out a return to motion this season given the participant’s typically wonderful health file and constructive method to what’s more likely to be a usually gruelling restoration course of.
Nevertheless, putting a timescale on any return is more likely to be troublesome till after surgical procedure, leaving Van Dijk dealing with as much as the prospect of probably lacking the rest of the marketing campaign and subsequent summer season’s European Championship.
But it surely appears seemingly that the Brazilian will now get common sport time in that place, whereas the probabilities of children Rhys Williams and Billy Koumetio that includes has elevated.
Liverpool are but to touch upon the severity of midfielder Thiago Alcantara’s harm, however are extra hopeful that he received’t face an prolonged spell on the sidelines.