Glen Johnson Injury: Updates on Liverpool Star's Ankle, Likely Return Date

Ben Blackmore@@Blackmore_BRFeatured ColumnistSeptember 9, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24:  Glen Johnson of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park on August 24, 2013 in Birmingham, England.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
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Liverpool defender Glen Johnson has faced an extended spell on the sidelines after damaging his ankle in the team's 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Anfield last month, as reported at the time by Sky Sports.

#Liverpool have announced that right-back Glen Johnson sustained a high ankle sprain during the 1-0 win over #mufc.

— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) September 3, 2013

He is currently working to get back on the pitch as quickly as possible.