Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho out for 6 weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLiverpool have suffered a huge blow today as young Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho will undergo a procedure on shoulder injury that would keep him out of action, until October, the club has confirmed.
The youngster suffered an injury during Liverpool’s 2-2 draw against Swansea City in the last match. The 21-year-old couldn’t continue any longer, following a challenge with Ashley Williams in the second half.
After being assessed by the Liverpool’s medical staff, it has been decided that the Brazilian will require surgical stabilization on the AC joint in his shoulder. This could rule him out for a long period of time and will be back in contention towards the end of October.
Coutinho has been one of the most influential players for the Reds since joining the club last season from Inter Milan. His impact on pitch has been paramount this season too along with Daniel Sturridge, and although he...