Liverpool have been utterly ravaged by injuries this season. The Reds have seen their squad depleted for most of the campaign with a string of players ruled out until the next campaign. Our captain was the latest star to head for the treatment table. According to The Athletic, some heard Jordan Henderson shout ‘you’re joking!’ as he pulled up with the injury, summing up Liverpool fans’ feelings precisely.
Liverpool injury list
We should’ve known.
As soon as Virgil van Dijk was clattered into by Jordan Pickford we should’ve known that this season wasn’t going to go our way.
The Dutchman was ruled out for the campaign in October.
A few weeks later Joe Gomez was sidelined for the duration.
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Fabinho and Joel Matip took over at the back but were both in and out of the side in the following months, the Cameroonian eventually ruled out until next season himself.
Jordan Henderson injury
The latest blow has seen Jordan Henderson succumb to injury.
The skipper pulled up in the first half of the Merseyside Derby last weekend.
Forced to the ground by a groin problem, The Athletic have reported that those nearby heard him shout ‘you’re joking!’ when he noticed the problem.
After trying to play through the pain initially the skipper was substituted for Nat Phillips.
What RTK has to say
Well the captain has captured our feelings exactly.
This season has made a mockery of us, we have just been so dreadfully unlucky.
The Reds have seen a vast majority of the squad utterly ravaged by injuries, it looks as though nobody is safe.
We’re yet to learn the full extent of the injury to the captain but at the moment it isn’t looking good.