"A small strain was detected following a scan," read a report on the club website.

"The 24-year-old will now undergo a treatment programme in order to try and be available for the trip to Carrow Road."

Sturridge, who has scored 23 goals this season, was forced off in the 66th minute of his side's 3-2 win at home to Manchester City last Sunday.

Liverpool are currently two points above Chelsea at the league summit and know that victories in their final four games will give them a first title since 1990.