After pulling up with calf injury against Manchester City, Anfield Central can confirm that Trent Alexander-Arnold will be out for four weeks.
The influential 22-year-old is the 13th injury that Jurgen Klopp has been forced to deal with this season and as the injuries begin to pile up, it seems as though winning silverware this season will be nothing short of outstanding for the Anfield outfit.
After he was substituted in the second half of Liverpool’s trip to the Etihad Stadium, Trent underwent scans and will now be unavailable for and of the fixtures his side will play in November, Anfield Central can confirm.
The only positive about the news is that much of his time on the sidelines will be spent during what can only be described as the most welcome international break in recent times for the Reds.
Typically, it would seem as little more than a cheap excuse for the football gods to send a Liverpool player back to Merseyside with an unnecessary injury but with Klopp missing so many players due to injury, it’s an opportunity for the likes of Thiago to spend time preparing for a return to playing.
Alexander-Arnold will miss three games in November against Leicester, Atalanta and Brighton Hove Albion and is expected to miss home games against Ajax and Wolves in December but could be back for a midweek trip to FC Midtjylland on the 9th of December.
Jurgen Klopp will need to make another tweak to his tactics over the coming fortnight to accommodate the absence of Alexander-Arnold as Neco Willians, who will cover for his older teammate, is nowhere near as creative.
Liverpool will need to hope Thiago returns to action without much fuss as his composure and pinpoint passing could make the world of difference in breaking down teams over the next four weeks.
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