Salah twists ankle against Leicester, could return against Man UnitedLast updated on Oct 08, 2019, 01:28 pm
Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah hobbled off after getting injured in his side's 2-1 win over Leicester City in a crunch Premier League clash at Anfield.
Salah was downed by Leicester's Hamza Choudhury after a strong challenge.
However, a report states that the Egyptian could be in line to feature against Manchester United at Old Trafford after the international break.
Salah not yet ruled out against Manchester United
The Reds face a struggling Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, October 20.
The report added that Salah hasn't been ruled out yet of the fixture.
"Salah has not yet been ruled in or out of that fixture, with it being too early in the healing process for the medical staff to make a decision," added the Echo's report.
Salah suffers a twisted ankle, claims report
According to a report in Liverpool Echo, it has been confirmed that Salah twisted his ankle. "Salah suffered a twisted ankle in the challenge, and while there is no timescale set on his return, Liverpool are hopeful there is no long-term damage," the report stated.
Klopp was angry on the challenge against Salah
Reds manager Jurgen Klopp didn't like what he saw and lashed out at the Leicester player post the match.
He said he cannot get over the Choudhury yellow card.
"Mo is lying in the dressing room. How can he be okay? How did he only get a yellow card? Mo limped off," Klopp said.
He will be hoping for the best now.
Salah's importance is immense for the Reds
Salah has been one of Liverpool's best player for the last two seasons.
He amassed 44 and 27 goals respectively.
And the player has continued his sublime form in 2019-20 as well.
In 12 matches this season, he has scored six goals.
He is a crucial player for his side and with a crucial phase coming up, his importance is immense.
United vs Liverpool
Liverpool targeting ninth successive EPL win this season
Liverpool are top of the proceedings in the 2019-20 season and have collected 24 points from eight games.
They are the favorites to beat United, who are languishing on 12th.
Another win for the Reds will help them register 18 straight wins in the league that starts from last season.
For United, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under tremendous pressure after an awful show.