Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been mark out of Egypt’s two games during this international break because of damage.

The 27-year-old has gotten a thump that will avoid him confronting Kenya and Comoros, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has said.

Salah was imagined with an ice pack on his ankle leg after he was substituted in the end phases of the Reds’crucial 3-1 win over title rivals Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.

An announcement on the EFA’s Twitter account read: “The therapeutic staff of our national team, under the initiative of Dr Mohamed Abul-Ela, affirmed the absence of status of Mohamed Salah to play the matches against Kenya and Comoros after serious tests.”

The announcement said the damage required “a time of treatment to recovered”.

It proceeded: “The player had gone to the camp today (Tuesday) after landing in Cairo late yesterday night and watched the night training that the team played at the Burj Al Arab Stadium.”

Egypt play Kenya on Thursday and afterward face Comoros on Monday, both in African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Premier League leaders Liverpool are not in action again until November 23, when they travel to Crystal Palace.

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