Trent Alexander-Arnold has been ruled out for up to four weeks after the Liverpool defender sustained a calf injury during the 1-1 draw with Manchester City on Sunday – and many supporters have responded on Twitter.
Alexander-Arnold, 21, could miss as many as five Premier League and Champions League fixtures including Liverpool’s next encounter against league leaders Leicester City on November 21.
The England international has played every single minute of Premier League football prior to the fitness setback, and will join an injury list that already contains the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
He has clocked up 11 appearances for the Premier League champions this campaign – registering three assists. James Milner or Neco Williams is likely to deputies for the West-Derby full-back.
The only positive for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool is that Alexander-Arnold – who earns £40,000-a-week according to Spotrac – has since withdrawn from Gareth Southgate’s England squad and will instead remain on Merseyside to begin his rehabilitation process at the club’s brand new state-of-the-art AXA training centre.
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Liverpool supporters have reacted on Twitter to the news that the Reds could be without one of their best creative weapons for the next four weeks, and it’s fair to say, that the news hasn’t gone down well with fans.
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