UCL: Naby Keita kept in hospital overnight

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Combative Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita, was taken to hospital as a precaution, after injuring his back during their 1-0 defeat at Napoli on Wednesday in the Champions League.

Keita was carried off on a cart inside 19 minutes of play at the Studio San Paolo, having injured himself in a duel with match-winner Lorenzo Insigne.

The midfielder was complaining of severe back pain when being attended to by Liverpool’s medical staff.

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Liverpool are staying in Italy on Wednesday night and hope Keita will fly back to Merseyside with the rest of the squad on Thursday.

“Keita was transferred to a local hospital with the club doctor, where – with the midfielder’s agreement – he underwent a number of precautionary health checks to assess his condition.

“No decision has yet been taken on when the 23-year-old will be discharged,” a statement on Liverpool’s website said.

Keita was replaced by Jordan Henderson as Liverpool went on to lose 1-0 to the Serie A side.

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