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Liverpool's injured midfielder Naby Keita will be sidelined for the rest of the Africa Cup of Nations, the Premier League club confirmed on Saturday.
The injury Naby Keita aggravated at the African Cup of Nations appears unlikely to impact his availability for Liverpool in August.
For a Guinea team with growing Africa Cup of Nations ambitions, the return of Naby Keita was a victory in itself after Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp had indicated the midfielder would miss the tournament with injury.
Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.Â
Guinea coach Paul Put expects Naby Keita to be involved in Sunday's friendly against Egypt ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Naby Keita has "no chance" of playing in the Champions League final but Roberto Firmino should be "fine", according to Jurgen Klopp.
Guinea's star player Naby Keita could still feature at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp confirmed Roberto Firmino's progress, who has returned to training, and did not rule out Naby Keïta, who has been suffering from a muscular problem, for the Champions League final.
Having suffered an injury in the first half against Barcelona on Wednesday, Liverpool provided an update on midfielder Naby Keita.
Senegalese Sadio Mane, Egyptian Mohamed Salah and Guinean Naby Keita shared the glory among Africans in Europe at the weekend by scoring all the goals as Liverpool crushed Huddersfield 5-0.
Naby Keita's improved form at Liverpool has not gone unnoticed by Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.