Liverpool centre back Ibrahima Konate is set to miss the start of the new season after sustaining an injury during a friendly against Strasbourg at the weekend, the Premier League club said on Thursday.
The French international, 23, was forced off the field after picking up a knock during the second half of Sunday’s 3-0 loss to the French side.
“Unfortunately, I have to spend some time off the pitch but it won’t be too long,” Konate wrote on Instagram.
“In the meantime, I will be doing my best to come back even stronger and supporting the boys.”
Ibrahima Konate is set to miss the start of the 2022-23 season after sustaining an injury during Sunday’s pre-season encounter with RC Strasbourg Alsace.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 4, 2022
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Konate .ed 29 times in all competitions last season since joining from RB Leipzig in May 2021 as Jurgen Klopp’s side finished a point behind Manchester City in the league and reached the Champions League final.
Liverpool will begin their league campaign at newly promoted Fulham on Saturday.
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