|Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and captain Jordan Henderson have been ruled out of Saturday’s Premier League trip to West Ham.|
The Reds stars remained at Melwood as the rest of the squad travelled to London ahead of the Upton Park clash.
Sturridge hasn’t appeared for the Merseysiders since the 2-0 defeat to Newcastle in early December, missing five games with a hamstring problem.
There were suggestions the England international could make a return against the Hammers after revealing on social media he was ‘good to go’ to make his comeback.
However, manager Jurgen Klopp remains cautious over the frontman’s long-term fitness, and is keen for Sturridge to continue what he has dubbed ‘a little pre-season’ before he makes his eventual return to action.
Henderson is out after suffering a foot injury which saw him limp out of Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
The Reds skipper is still struggling to shift a heel problem - plantar fasciitis – which sidelined him for three-and-a-half months earlier this season.
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