sport news Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson 'likely to miss clash with Leicester'

Jordan Henderson adds to Jurgen Klopp's injury woes with Liverpool captain 'likely to miss clash with table-topping Leicester after picking up groin problem on England duty' Jordan Henderson is set to miss Liverpool's game with Leicester on Saturday  The midfielder picked up a groin injury while on international duty with England  Jurgen Klopp will be without several key players due to injuries and Covid-19 

By Kathryn Batte For Mailonline

Published: 10:00 GMT, 19 November 2020 | Updated: 10:01 GMT, 19 November 2020

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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is reportedly set to miss Sunday's clash with Leicester with the groin injury he picked up on international duty.

The midfielder suffered the injury in England's game with Belgium on Sunday and returned to Liverpool on Monday after withdrawing from Gareth Southgate's squad.

The Reds were hopeful Henderson would be available but The Times report that he is likely to miss the game at Anfield, giving Jurgen Klopp another headache ahead the clash with the league leaders.

Jordan Henderson is reportedly set to miss Liverpool's game with Leicester on Sunday

Jordan Henderson is reportedly set to miss Liverpool's game with Leicester on Sunday

Henderson's absence has given boss Jurgen Klopp another headache over team selection

Henderson's absence has given boss Jurgen Klopp another headache over team selection

The Liverpool boss had already been dealt a huge blow on Wednesday when Mohamed Salah tested positive for coronavirus for a second time. 

The forward had been in self-isolation

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