Andy Robertson will endure a scan on Monday after struggling an ankle damage in Liverpool’s pleasant towards Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Scotland international twisted his ankle during the 1-1 draw at Anfield, lower than per week earlier than Liverpool start their Premier League season at Norwich subsequent Saturday, stay on Sky Sports activities.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp should now wait to be taught the severity of the damage to Robertson, who didn’t miss a single league match within the earlier marketing campaign.
“We clearly do not know within the second how severe it’s. It was fairly painful and that is why Andy went off,” Klopp mentioned.
“You in all probability noticed it on the TV footage higher than we did, however he obtained the ball, the ball on the entrance of his foot, [and] twisted the ankle.
“The ache settled already, however we can’t say something additional with out additional evaluation tomorrow. He has to get a scan after which we are going to know extra.”
After the sport, Robertson up to date supporters in a submit on Twitter, which learn: “Your help in the present day was superb! Thanks for all of your messages, I am optimistic however let’s have a look at what tomorrow brings! #YNWA“
Diogo Jota was on the right track as Liverpool drew their penultimate pre-season pleasant, producing a high-quality end within the field on 13 minutes to get the Reds up and working.
Alex Berenguer equalised for Athletic Bilbao on 53 minutes and whereas Liverpool weren’t as dominant after the break, they hit the woodwork when the spectacular Harvey Elliott bent a left-foot shot towards the far submit, and regarded in fine condition forward of their Premier League opener at Norwich subsequent Saturday, which is stay on Sky Sports activities.
Klopp hints at extra signings
Liverpool have been comparatively quiet on this switch window, in comparison with their title rivals, solely bringing in Ibrahima Konate from German aspect RB Leipzig to bolster their defensive choices.
However Klopp says there might but be extra incoming at Anfield this summer time earlier than the window slams shut on the finish of the month.
Klopp: “I’m very proud of the squad I’ve. You’ll be able to’t signal counter-pressing, the environment, our anthem… There are totally different approaches on the market, however we now have no affect on that.
“There may nonetheless be one thing occurring earlier than the top of the switch window.”
Might Harvey Elliott have a task to play this season?
Liverpool teen Harvey Elliott, who spent final season on mortgage at Blackburn within the Championship, seems to have made an impression on Klopp throughout pre-season and will have a task to play this season in midfield.
When he was signed in 2019 following the expiry of his contract at Fulham, Elliott arrived as a ahead however Klopp has been experimenting with the 18-year-old in a deeper function.
Klopp: “We’ve got a brand new midfielder in our squad in Harvey Elliott. We’ve got gamers who could make a giant step. We’re not blind. We see what others are doing. We simply have to have the ability to beat them. We’ll attempt to do this.
“Harvey can play totally different positions. In pre-season, we needed to see him in a deeper function.
“He is made a giant step within the pre-season. If he stays match then the soccer world will be actually enthusiastic about that. I actually appreciated his efficiency and perspective in pre-season.”