Glen Johnson was a late scratch on Saturday and instead, youngster John Flanagan played right wing-back against the Gunners. Johnson had pain in his face and jaw, and was taken to the hospital for tests.
Glen Johnson has been training with Liverpool over the international break and will be available for selection against Newcastle United.
Glen Johnson, who injured his ankle against Manchester United, could return a month or so sooner than expected.
Liverpool's Glen Johnson could be out for 10 weeks with a high ankle sprain (or knee damage, depending on reports).
Liverpool and England right back Glen Johnson suffered a high ankle sprain in a tackle with Manchester United's Patrice Evra.