Liverpool could be without Sterling against Besiktas

Liverpool could be without Sterling against Besiktas [divider]

Liverpool could be without Raheem Sterling against Beşiktaş in the Europa League Round of 32 according to the Daily Mail.

Reds captain Steven Gerrard and midfielder Lucas Leiva are also expected to miss the game due to injury while Lazar Markovic is out suspended for both legs.

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Makovic was handed a four-match ban by UEFA for the direct red card he received against Basel in the Champions League.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is expected to field a full strength side against Beşiktaş.

The winner of this seasons Europa League will be awarded an automatic place in next seasons Champions League.

First choice goalkeeper Tolga Zengin is out injured and will be replaced by the less inexperienced Cenk Gönen.

January signing Alexander Milosevic is also out injured and fellow winter arrival Daniel Opare is an injury doubt.

Beşiktaş could also be without Ramon Motta who is an injury doubt. Demba Ba was reported to also be a doubt but team doctor Ertuğrul Karanlık confirmed today that the Senegalese international