Alberto Moreno has provided an encouraging injury update for Liverpool, as the Spaniard counts down the days until he plays again for the Reds.
Although Andy Robertson has been superb for Liverpool in the last few weeks, Jurgen Klopp has missed the ability to call on revitalised left back Alberto Moreno. The no.18 was in fine form before succumbing to an ankle injury against Spartak Moscow in the Champions League in early December.
Moreno returned to training last week after the ligaments in his ankle healed and although he insists it’s ultimately Jurgen Klopp’s decision when he returns to action, he cannot wait to get back on the pitch.
Speaking to Liverpool’s official website, the former Sevilla wing back delivered a positive injury update for the Reds.
The ever-cheerful Moreno said: “The good news is that it’s getting better each day.
“The thing about your ankle is that it’s a part of your body you’re always putting your full weight on, that makes it a little bit more complicated.
“I can still feel it’s not quite right but it’s getting better every day and the good thing is that I’m training with the rest of the group.
“We’re just waiting for this little discomfort to go away and then I’ll be raring to go.”
The form of Andy Robertson in the last few weeks has been so impressive that it would be really unfair to see him dropped for Moreno. I understand it’s likely that he’ll be rotated out for the Spanish fullback but as I wrote last week for Anfield HQ, I can’t see Klopp dropping Robbo yet.
Moreno admitted that he’s not sure when he will make his return to action.
He added: “I honestly don’t know. It’ll be the manager who decides exactly when I come back but what I do want to make sure of is that I’m fully 100 per cent when I do make my comeback.
“You don’t want to not live up to what you can do when you’re fully fit, so it’s a case of getting that match fitness at 100 per cent so as not to let people down.”