Photo: Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli joins injured Mamadou Sakho for selfie

Liverpool duo Mario Balotelli and Mamadou Sakho pose for a selfie after training session

Mario Balotelli and Mamadou Sakho Photo: Mario Balotelli/Instagram

Mario Balotelli has promised Liverpool supporters that Mamadou Sakho will be back in the Reds side in the near future.

The France international hasn’t featured for the Merseyside outfit since a 2-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers in their FA Cup quarter-final replay at Ewood Park last month.

The 25-year-old centre-half, who moved to Anfield from Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain in 2014, has been sidelined for almost four weeks with his latest hamstring injury.

However, Liverpool striker Balotelli appeared to hint that Sakho could make a return to the starting line-up before too long after he posted a selfie with the defender on his Instagram page.

Balotelli wrote: “@mamadousakho3 the brothers will be back very soon”

The Italy international has scored just one Premier League goal for the 18-time English champions this term following his £16m move from AC Milan in August.

Sakho, meanwhile, has made 26 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this term despite a number of injury problems throughout the campaign.

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