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Liverpool wait on injured Gerrard

Steve Gerrard in action in a friendly in August 2008
Gerrard could be out of action for a week as he recovers

Liverpool could be without captain Steve Gerrard for next week's Champions League qualifier against Standard Liege after he was injured on Tuesday.

Gerrard, 28, limped off with a thigh strain in the first half of Liverpool's 4-1 friendly win against Valerenga.

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is hopeful Gerrard will be fit to travel to Belgium for the 12 August fixture.

"It is a thigh strain. We need to wait but it could be one week," the Spaniard told Liverpool's official website.




see also
Leto signs Olympiakos loan deal
05 Aug 08 |  Liverpool
Barry could still join Liverpool
02 Aug 08 |  Aston Villa
Liverpool complete Keane transfer
28 Jul 08 |  Liverpool


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