ANDREW ROBERTSON has given Liverpool some welcome aid from their harm woes by confirming he’s “absolutely match’’ for the title-holders’ conflict with Leicester.
The defender endured hamstring issues in the course of the worldwide break and was unnoticed of the Scotland squad that performed Slovakia final Sunday.
Andrew Robertson has declared himself match forward of Liverpool’s conflict with Leicester Credit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
The Day by day Mail claims the Anfield giants feared the prospect of dealing with the Foxes with out their whole first-choice again 4, with Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Virgil van Dijk all presently crocked.
Nonetheless, Robertson, 26, returned to action for Scotland against Israel on Wednesday night, giving the Prem champs an enormous defensive enhance forward of their match on Sunday.
And the left-back revealed he is able to assist reinforce Jurgen Klopp’s backline with the Reds trying to seize three factors from the league leaders.
Robertson performed in Scotland’s recreation in opposition to Israel on WednesdayCredit score: SNS Group
Joe Gomez suffered a cruciate ligament harm whereas coaching with EnglandCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Robertson instructed Liverpool’s official web site: “I simply acquired a tighter hamstring than ordinary in opposition to Man City, at the start.
“Then clearly the sport on Thursday for Scotland was an enormous one and 120 minutes and penalties had took its toll on me.
“Sunday, I wasn’t prepared and simply took a bit extra time to recuperate from the sport, however there wasn’t any actual issues about it.
“It was simply the (threat) of doing something worse to the hamstring was fairly excessive on Sunday and the supervisor made the decision to not play me. Wednesday, I used to be good to go.
“Now I’m able to go for Sunday, I really feel absolutely match, I really feel prepared.
Virgil van Dijk is anticipated to be out of motion for the remainder of the seasonCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
“I do know some folks have been fairly involved however I suppose with the quantity of accidents we’ve had, folks have grow to be used to it.
“However I’m absolutely match and able to go.”
Liverpool have suffered an harm nightmare prior to now month with in-form skipper Virgil van Dijk damaging his knee ligaments following Jordan Pickford’s deal with on the Merseyside derby.
Trent Alexander-Arnold Joe Gomez have each joined their talismanic captain on the therapy desk.
Gomez is feared to be out for the remainder of the season after damaging his anterior cruciate ligament whilst training with England.
How Liverpool have fared with and with out Van Dijk since his debut in 2018 as much as his harm in opposition to Everton
And Alexander-Arnold picked up a calf injury during Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with title rivals Man City.
Jurgen Klopp has reportedly drafted in eight starlets from the Reds Academy as back-up for his ailing first-team starters.
Final week Mohammed Salah turned the most recent star to be unavailable for motion after testing positive for Covid a second time.