A knee injury sustained over the international break did not heal in time for Joe Allen to make the squad in Week 4, and Brendan Rodgers since has announced that the midfielder will remain out for a few weeks more.
Joe Allen recently returned from injury and started Liverpool's last game against Southampton in place of Raheem Sterling.
Joe Allen, who has been so important to Liverpool in Steven Gerrard's absence, will miss some time with an abductor strain he picked up against Chelsea.
Midfielder Joe Allen could be available to face Newcastle United this weekend after coming back from a variety of injuries.
Joe Allen tweaked his hamstring, Aly Cissokho took a knock to his ankle, and worst of all for Liverpool, Kolo Toure "overstretched his groin" according to Brendan Rodgers.