Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp explains Jordan Henderson’s absence against West Ham
But the Reds captain was only left on the bench at Anfield as a precaution and should be ready to face Newcastle next time out.
Liverpool saw off West Ham 4-1 on Saturday, a result which has boosted their top four hopes.
Henderson has not played a full 90 minutes in the Premier League since the Reds’ 3-3 draw with Arsenal in December.
Klopp has been cautious with the England midfielder but says he is nearly ready to return to full-time action.
He said: “Hendo has a little issue, really not a lot, and Emre [Can] has [eight] yellow cards.
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