Liverpool lose Keita to early injury
Naby Keita had to be taken off on a stretcher just 19 minutes into Liverpool's Champions League match at Napoli after suffering what appeared to be a back injury.
The midfielder went down off the ball and immediately appeared to be in distress, seeming to indicate a problem with his back.
After receiving treatment on the pitch, Keita was eased on to a stretcher and then driven off on the back of a buggy.
It is a disappointing blow for Keita, who is yet to make much of an impact following his big move from RB Leipzig.
Jordan Henderson took the 23-year-old's place.
A blow for Liverpool early on as Naby Keita goes down off the ball and is stretchered from the field— Omnisport (@OmnisportNews) October 3, 2018
Jordan Henderson comes on #LFC #NAPLIV #UCL
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