Liverpool’s Andy Robertson adds to Jurgen Klopp’s injury woe


Andy Robertson adds to Jurgen Klopp’s injury woe with the Liverpool defender ruled out until after this month’s international break with a knee injury

  • Andy Robertson looks set to miss Liverpool’s match with Ajax with a knee injury 
  • The Scotland captain was seen at the club’s training centre in a knee brace 
  • He joins a long list of sidelined players for Jurgen Klopp’s side at the moment 

Andy Robertson will reportedly miss Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Ajax on Tuesday due to a knee injury.

The Reds will be eager to get their European campaign back on the right path after a shambolic 4-1 loss to Napoli in their opening match.

But they will have to make do without the Scotland captain, who was spotted wearing a knee brace at Liverpool’s AXA Training Centre on Sunday according to the Liverpool Echo.

Andy Robertson will miss Liverpool’s match with Ajax on Tuesday due to a knee problem

Speaking on Monday ahead of the game with Ajax, Jurgen Klopp confirmed the 28-year-old will be out at least until after this month’s international break.

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Robertson played all 90 minutes of the loss in Naples, but his place on the left side of defence is likely to be taken by Kostas Tsimikas.

Liverpool’s list of sidelined players currently includes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita, Jordan Henderson, Ibrahima Konate, Curtis Jones and Caoimhin Kelleher.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has added Robertson to a long list of sidelined players

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has added Robertson to a long list of sidelined players

However, Diogo Jota returned to action last weekend against Everton after a pre-season hamstring injury.

Thiago Alcantara also returned after a month out during the Napoli defeat, and Fabio Carvalho may be back despite suffering a dead leg in the Merseyside derby.

Liverpool’s match against Ajax will go ahead as planned, despite widespread disruption across the UK as the country pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II after her death on Thursday at the age of 96.

Rangers are the fourth team in Group A, with those all-British group stage games to be played after the international break.

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