defender could be out for six weeks after fracturing his left leg during Wednesday’s victory over Burnley.

The 21-year-old was taken off after 23 minutes following a challenge with Clarets captain Ben Mee.

boss complained about Burnley’s tackling during the 3-1 win at Anfield.

Burnley boss said it was a “fantastic tackle” by Mee.

A statement on Thursday said “initial indications” were that Gomez would be out for up to six weeks, “though this is dependent on how his treatment and rehabilitation programmes progress”.

Gomez has played in 13 of ’s 15 league games this season.

He made his England debut last year and has won six caps, but missed this year’s World Cup in Russia because of an ankle injury.