Martin Skrtel has confirmed he will be of action for at least six weeks after injuring his hamstring and tendon against Watford on Saturday.

Liverpool defender will miss the busy period of Christmas, Liverpool are struggling for form after losing to Watford. At first the club expected losing the defender for three months which will force Jurgen Klopp to sign a defender in the winter transfer window. Skrtel later confirmed the duration of his injury and made sure the injury is not as bad as it was feared earlier.

Jurgen Klopp main target this season is to make it to the top four. They face Stoke City in the Capital One Cup semi-final and a trophy in his first season will make many Liverpool fans happy.

Martin Skrtel confirmed on social media about his injury, “After all [the] rumors going around, I want to say the time I will spend on [the] sideline won’t be three months,” he wrote.

“After I suffered [a] tear in my hamstring and tendon I will be out for six weeks. I will work hard on my recovery and will do everything to come back as soon as possible and even stronger than before. Thanks for your support.”

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