Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s damage is a long-term concern that may roll into the 2022/23 marketing campaign.
The replace comes forward of Liverpool’s impending Group Protect conflict with Manchester Metropolis with the Reds wanting prone to be with out as many as six stars for the assembly with Pep Guardiola’s males.
“With Oxlade it should take longer [than Caoimhin Kelleher’s injury],” the German instructed the membership’s official web site.
“It’s a severe hamstring damage and it’ll take longer.
”But it surely’s a hamstring, and all of us hate this phrase, we hate the damage however anyway it occurs now and again and now Ox was the one.”
The previous Arsenal star has been linked with a transfer away from the Anfield-based outfit, although an exit at this stage does look considerably unlikely.
Having loved a restricted array of appearances final time period, it’s an enormous disgrace for the Englishman to be heading into the upcoming season with a priority that may seemingly hamper any first-team alternatives past home cup competitions.
With a contract set to run out subsequent summer time, it’s truthful to say that the season could be very a lot final probability saloon for Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The multiplicity of choices, as a lot because it stays a big obstruction for the 28-year-old, will finally be extremely useful for Klopp’s males going into the subsequent time period.
With there remaining issues over the choices accessible in the course of the park, nonetheless, there might very nicely be a possibility for the ex-Gunners star to shine as soon as he returns from damage – notably ought to Liverpool successfully compete on all fronts as soon as extra.