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Jordon Ibe injury: Liverpool winger becomes club's seventh hamstring casualty as injury crisis worsens

Published 07/01/2016

Liverpool's English midfielder Jordon Ibe. AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's English midfielder Jordon Ibe. AFP/Getty Images
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (R) and Liverpool's English midfielder Jordon Ibe celebrate their victory over FC Rubin Kazan after the UEFA Europa League group B football match between FC Rubin Kazan and Liverpool FC in Kazan on November 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images
*ALTERNATIVE CROP* Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (R) and Liverpool's English midfielder Jordon Ibe celebrate their victory over FC Rubin Kazan after the UEFA Europa League group B football match between FC Rubin Kazan and Liverpool FC in Kazan on November 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEVKIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images

Jordon Ibe has become the seventh Liverpool to be currently sidelined by a hamstring injury and will be unavailable for Friday’s FA Cup tie at Exeter City.

The 20-year-old winger complained of discomfort after Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup semi-final  against Stoke City, in which the former Wycombe Wanderers youth product scored the only goal.

Ibe subsequently missed training at Melwood on Thursday.

Liverpool are hopeful that it is only a minor issue and have not ruled him out of a return in next week’s Premier League meeting with Arsenal.

Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren, Divock Origi, Daniel Sturridge, Martin Skrtel and Jordan Rossiter are all currently unavailable with hamstring problems.

Mamadou Sakho (knee), Jordan Henderson (heel), Danny Ings (knee) and Joe Gomez (knee) are also sidelined, while Kolo Toure limped through the final stages at the Britannia Stadium while suffering from cramp.

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Jordon Ibe ( L) of Liverpool is congratulated by teammate Roberto Firmino of Liverpool after scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Jordon Ibe ( L) of Liverpool is congratulated by teammate Roberto Firmino of Liverpool after scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Jordon Ibe (2nd L) of Liverpool is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Jurgen Klopp the Manager of Liverpool looks on during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet (L) punches the ball away from Stoke City's English striker Peter Crouch (2L) during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Joe Allen of Liverpool and Ibrahim Afellay of Stoke City compete for the ball during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp gestures from the touchline during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP/Getty Images
Stoke City's Welsh manager Mark Hughes (L) gestures next to Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (R) on the touchline during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Stoke City's Bojan Krkic (right) and Liverpool's Lucas Leiva in action during the Capital One Cup, semi final, first leg match at The Britannia Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Liverpool's Jordon Ibe (left) celebrates with Roberto Firmino after scoring his side's first goal during the Capital One Cup, semi final, first leg match at The Britannia Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
Liverpool's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren (R) receives treatment for an injury before being substituted in the first half during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho (R) gets a hug from Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) as Coutinho leaves the field early in the first half substituted because of an injury during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool leaves the pitch due to injury during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool reacts after going down with an injury during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool reacts after going down with an injury during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Ibrahim Afellay of Stoke City is brought down by Joe Allen of Liverpool during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the Capital One Cup, semi final, first leg match at The Britannia Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Jurgen Klopp (R), Manager of Liverpool is greeted by Mark Hughes the Manager of Stoke City during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes (left) shakes hands with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the Capital One Cup, semi final, first leg match at The Britannia Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool is greeted by Mark Hughes the Manager of Stoke City during the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Liverpool fans unveil a banner calling for "Justice" for the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster during the English League Cup semi-final first leg football match at Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England, on January 5, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
General view of the Sir Stanley Matthews statue prior to the Capital One Cup semi final, first leg match between Stoke City and Liverpool at the Britannia Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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