The Netherlands midfielder started the Ligue 1 game at PSG at home to Brest on Saturday night. But had to be substitute at the end of the first half
According to reports, Wijnaldum injured his left ankle in a collision. With opposing midfielder Lucien Agume, causing the ex-Liverpool player to show symptoms and difficulty walking.
After the first half, the PSG medical team gave a preliminary assessment. Before deciding to take off Vinaldum and send Danilo Pereira into the field early in the second half.
A further investigation is pending on Sunday, with PSG likely to issue a statement after knowing the symptoms.
The more eye-catching summer addition made by Klopp was the capture of Sadio Mane from Southampton, but Wijnaldum proved his importance early on in the term and played a part in 36 of Liverpool’s 38 Premier League games, netting six goals and providing nine assists, per WhoScored.com.
His comfort on the ball and excellent distribution have made Wijnaldum a vital part of the Liverpool squad. While his versatility is also a valuable asset as he can operate further forward if needs be.
As a result, his impending absence is a blow for Liverpool, even though the likes of Henderson, James Milner and Emre Can can cover for him.