The 23-year-old is not going to be available for the upcoming friendlies as he sustained a hamstring injury in the clash against the Gunners.
has confirmed that
will be sidelined for a couple of weeks as he sustained a hamstring injury, missing the crucial games in thePremier League
while also withdrawing from the England squad.
The England international picked up the injury whenLiverpool
2-0 and he is now unavailable for both club and country.
He will miss the friendlies against Switzerland and Ivory Coast, while also watching the FA Cup quarter-final battle against Nottingham Forest from afar.
When quizzed to provide an update on the player before their game, the Reds Boss said:
“Trent is out with a hamstring, he will not be part of England as well. We will see how long that takes. We have to wait.”
Asked if the star would miss a few weeks, the German tactician added:
“We will see how long it will take but, of course, to replace Trent is difficult but possible. We always did it.
“We have Joe [Gomez]. Theoretically we can change the system as well. These kinds of things. So we have a couple of options, but you are right he is very influential.
“If you look in the past when Milly [James Milner] had to step in he did incredibly well. Incredibly well. He just has to be available and then that is fine. I don’t know if he will for Sunday. Maybe we have a very young solution as well.
“The way he [Alexander-Arnold] plays, I don't know any player who plays like Trent in the world. So it will be difficult to find a one versus one replacement.”
Although Milner can replace Alexander-Arnold, he has been dealing with illness of late recently.
It remains to be seen whether he will be asked to play against Forest or other games.
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