Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has this night supplied an replace on the damage setback suffered by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Derby 1-Three Liverpool
Liverpool’s U23’s travelled to the Moor Farm Coaching Centre final Friday afternoon, for a Premier League 2 conflict with Derby County.
The Reds finally emerged with a snug Three-1 victory, courtesy of objectives from Curtis Jones (2) and Rafael Camacho.
The win took Neil Critchley’s males to inside a degree of Third-placed Derby within the Premier League 2 desk.
Chamberlain’s recent concern
Nevertheless, on an in any other case constructive day for the Merseysiders, there was additionally a regarding growth on the injury-front.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was making his first look in a aggressive fixture since rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament final April, was pressured off 5 minutes earlier than half-time.
The English worldwide was as a consequence of see out the opening 45 minutes at Derby, however, after signalling to the bench that he had picked up an issue, seemingly in his left hamstring, he was rapidly changed as a precautionary measure.
‘It’s all good’
As such, Liverpool’s followers have since been left sweating over the health of their midfield dynamo.
Jurgen Klopp, although, has this night supplied an replace on Chamberlain’s well-being, confirming that the membership will not be involved by the 25-year-old’s setback.
Talking in an interview with Liverpool’s official web site, Klopp defined:
‘It’s not likely stunning, it’s regular. The excellent news is the knee is ideal – nothing occurred, that was our solely concern.’
‘Soccer video games are totally different to soccer coaching, that’s why he felt the muscle a bit of bit, and thank God we have been sensible sufficient to take him off, even when it was solely 5 minutes sooner than we thought [before the game]. That made absolute sense. Nothing else occurred.’
‘We at all times mentioned he wants time. Perhaps I’m a bit responsible for being too enthusiastic about it; if no one requested me I wouldn’t begin speaking about Ox, to be sincere, however they ask me and I say the reality – and the reality was it seemed so thrilling in coaching. Nevertheless it’s solely small-sided video games, capturing conditions and all that.’
‘It’s Ox, everyone knows and love him, that’s cool, however, on the finish of the day, all of us want to ensure we’re prepared for the big-size pitch. And for this he simply wants time. It’s all good.’
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