Fortunately for Liverpool, the scans indicated that Gomez had suffered no ligament damage.
The Daily Mail says Federation Internationale de Football Association is set to pay Liverpool £2million in compensation to cover the wages of crocked Gomez this coming after the defender picked a serious injury while on global duty with England.
The club said the issue was restricted to Gomez's tendon.
Having sold Dejan Lovren last summer without replacing him, Joel Matip is now the only recognised centre back with experience available to Jurgen Klopp.
The England boss admitted that the current burden on players via massive fixture congestion is likely played a part in Gomez's injury, while Southgate also lifted the lid on a lengthy talk with Klopp.
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"We are hoping it's not going to be a long-term one".
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It is the latest injury to have hampered the career of the former Charlton youngster, who was sidelined for a year after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury playing for England's Under-21 side in 2015.
"My immediate thoughts are with him because he has had some difficulties with injuries in the past".
He injured his ankle representing England in a friendly against the Netherlands in March 2018 before breaking his leg later that year.