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GUARDIAN – Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho out for up to four weeks with hamstring injury

• Defender limped out of FA Cup replay win against Blackburn• Sakho could return for visit of Chelsea on 10 May• Raheem Sterling adds to Liverpool controversy with shisha pipe episodeLiverpool could be without Mamadou Sakho for up to four weeks after scans confirmed the extent of the hamstring injury he suffered in the FA Cup sixth-round replay win at Blackburn Rovers.The France international limped out of the 1-0 victory at Ewood Park in the 28th minute and has been told he faces an extended period on the sidelines. Continue reading…

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ESPN – Prospects who could see more action

Recently I took a stab at picking out the most promising prospect at every Premier League club. Unfortunately, just because those players have potential doesn't guarantee that Prem fans will be seeing them anytime soon. The natural follow-up question, then: Which prospects will see more of the field as the season winds down? In talking to folks, and scanning the league, I picked out five names you might be seeing more of over the next few months. — Jordan Rossiter | 18 | Liverpool | Central midfielder With Steven Gerrard leaving Anfield at the end of the season and Lucas seemingly always on the verge of a move to continental Europe, the closing stages of the campaign might present an opportunity for Brendan Rodgers to assess whether the home-grown prospect can be considered for a central midfield slot in the first team squad (already) next season, should he recover on schedule from an ankle injury picked up in February. …

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