Liverpool have been dealt a blow before tomorrow's game against Newcastle United, Iago Aspas is expected to be out for six weeks with a thigh injury, reports the Daily Star.
The Spanish forward tore a thigh muscle in training on Thursday and is now not expected to return to action until December.
Liverpool released an official statement which read: "Liverpool Football Club today confirmed that Spanish forward Iago Aspas has suffered a torn thigh muscle in training."
"The 26 year-old picked up the injury at Melwood on Thursday and has subsequently been assessed by the Reds' medical staff.
"He is expected to be available for a return by the beginning of December - a month which includes seven Barclays Premier League fixtures for Brendan Rodgers' team."
Aspas signed for Brendan Rodgers' side in the summer for a reported £7.7m from Celta Vigo where he scored 46 goals in 136 appearances.
He has impressed in the six games he has featured in for his new club, despite not finding the net.
However the winger could be out for at least seven Premier League games, including the Mersyside derby against Everton on 23rd November.
He will also miss the crucial Premier League title clash against Arsenal, which takes place at the Emirates stadium on 2nd November.
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