Kenny Dalglish today confirmed Steven Gerrard will miss the rest of the season. The Liverpool captain underwent surgery on a groin problem last month, but suffered a setback in training last week and subsequently missed Saturday's clash with West Brom.
Dalglish revealed the news during his pre-match press conference at Melwood on Friday morning, though the precise nature of Gerrard's injury has yet to be determined.
The boss said: "We still don't know definitively what the problem is, so we will wait until we get a precise answer from the people he has been to see.
"But he will not be involved again this season, so that's Steven as well for this season.
"It's a blow to have anybody out, but it's more disappointing for the players than it is for us. We just have to get on with it.
"Without being disrespectful to the players who are injured, the most important ones are the ones who are fit because they're the ones who can be chosen.
"At this particular moment in time, I'm as good a player as Steven!"
The news regarding Gerrard's fitness comes just days after Daniel Agger was ruled out for the remainder of the campaign with a knee injury sustained at West Brom last Saturday.
Glen Johnson is also facing a stint on the sidelines after picking up a hamstring problem at the Hawthorns, though the England defender remains in contention to figure again this season.
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