Gerrard sidelined with torn hamstring blow
"A scan today has confirmed a tear in the hamstring of Steven's left leg," a club spokesman told Liverpool's official website. "He will be out of action for about three weeks."
The injury means he will sit out Liverpool's Premier League trip to Portsmouth at the weekend and England's friendly international with Spain in Seville next week.
However, more concerning news for Reds fans is that their skipper could be out of Liverpool's Champions League last 16 clash with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on February 25.
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