Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Philippe Coutinho is still unwell
Liverpool have been ravaged by injuries as they head into the business end of the season.
Key Man Sadio Mane picked up an ankle injury against Everton in last week's Merseyside derby.
And Jurgen Klopp has now confirmed the Senegal international's season is over and he will soon undergo surgery.
"Sadio we are pretty sure will need surgery. Not 100 per cent sure when it will happen but it's clear Mane's season is over," Klopp said.
Sadio Mane is se to undergo surgery and will be back next season
"That’s what I expected. I thought he was lucky not more happened. He will be ready for the next season. That’s the only good news.
And there's further concerns over Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana's availability for the trip to Stoke on Saturday (3pm).
"Phil is still ill. He was not at Melwood today or yesterday," Klopp added.
"He feels much better. We will give him all the time he needs. He will be close.
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"Adam Lallana is much better but he's not an option yet.
Adam Lallana is much better but he's not an option yet
"We are going to need a few more days before we can have him back on the pitch.
"The problem with this is that the first few days with this injury, it’s a shooting muscle. He feels nothing at the moment but we need a few more days."
And captain Jordan Henderson is also on the mend, but Klopp admitted he is unsure when he will be back in contention.
"Hendo is in a good way but we don't know exactly when he will be part of training again," he added.