Liverpool’s quest for a clear sweep of 4 main trophies this season has been dealt a blow with influential right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold set to be sidelined for weeks by a hamstring harm.
Alexander-Arnold will certainly miss Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final at Nottingham Forest and England’s upcoming friendlies in opposition to the Ivory Coast and Switzerland.
Of most concern for Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, although, is whether or not he shall be slot in time for each legs of his aspect’s Champions League quarter-final both aspect of a possible Premier League title decider away to Manchester City.
“Trent is out with a hamstring. He cannot be part of England as well so not good news, we will see how long that takes,” Klopp stated at his pre-match press convention on Friday.
Asked if the 23-year-old shall be sidelined for weeks, Klopp replied: “Yes.”
Alexander-Arnold already has a career-high 17 assists in all competitions this season and Klopp is aware of he doesn’t have a like-for-like substitute with centre-back Joe Gomez or veteran James MIlner more likely to deputise.
“To substitute Trent is troublesome, however potential,” added Klopp.
“The method he performs, I don’t know any participant on the planet who performs like Trent to be sincere, that may be troublesome to discover a one-to-one substitute.”
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