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Rodgers explains Boyata injury

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is hoping that Dedryck Boyata isn’t about to add to: add to his growing injury list.

The defender was replaced by in the 70th minute of the 5-0 win over and was given treatment in the dug out afterwards.

Boyata returned to the team after missing out on the 3-0 Betfred Cup win over at through suspension and partnered Filip Benkovic in the centre of the defence.

After the final whistle Rodgers told The Sun: “Dedryck Boyata also felt some cramp in his calf. We just took him off as a precaution.”

With Ajer also returning from a month long lay off Rodgers will be anxious for Boyata to shake off the effects of cramp.

Over the next week face and RB at home as they attempt to build momentum on their impressive recent domestic form.

are still waiting for an update on Daniel Arzani’s knee injury and could have Olivier Ntcham and Eboue Kouassi available for Saturday’s match at home to Hearts.

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