Wednesday, July 24

Injury update on Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool’s full back Trent Alexander-Arnold was sidelined with an injury which forced him out of the game against Manchester City on Sunday’s Premier league clash.

He was replaced by James Milner in 63rd minute of the game after limping with a injury during his run from the right side of the pitch.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp stated that the 22 years old English star will be out of the International competition where England faces Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland during November 11-19 international break.

The Liverpool manager said, “Trent will be out for England, that is clear.

“What he has, we don’t know, but he cannot play for England. He will not be the last and not the only one who Gareth [Southgate] will miss for this international break.

“He will have a scan tomorrow and then we will see.”

Although the nature of the injury is unknown and the exact impact remains in question, it looks certain that the English international will miss the upcoming duties for his country.

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Arnold has been a key part of the Liverpool squad since his English Premier league debut on 14th December, 2016 coming up as a late substitute in Liverpool’s 3-0 victory against Middlesbrough.

The English right back has since made 101 appearances for Liverpool in the Premier league, scoring six and assisting 27 goals for the defending champions. He has been a crucial part of Jurgen’s Klopp’s squad and a first choice free kick taker.

The extent of the injury will be fully accessed when he’ll have a scan tomorrow. The injury is anticipated to be a calf injury which adds to Jurgen klopp’s injury woes.

Virgil Van Djik has been ruled out for a long term ACL injury, while Fabhinho suffers a hamstring along and Thiego Alcantara has been out since Liverpool’s draw with Everton. Similarly Naby Keita wasn’t available for Manchester city clash.

Liverpool played a stalemate as Mohommed Salah’s 13th minute penalty was al squared by Gabriel Jesus’s 31st minute finish. The much anticipated clash between the two contenders saw no goals in the second half as they share points.

The defending champions stand third place in the table with 17 points, only below Tottenham hotspurs on goal difference. Leicester City top the table with 18 points.

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