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Injury News: Liverpool breathe sigh of relief as senior star avoids serious setback

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By Sarthak Joshi

Liverpool superstar Andy Robertson spared serious injury, scans clear

Liverpool FC’s resilience faces yet another test in the unforgiving landscape of Premier League football, where the pursuit of dominance allows for no room for error. Amidst a season plagued by injuries, the Reds have discovered a glimmer of hope, particularly in the form of their seasoned defender, Andy Robertson.

Robertson’s campaign, characterized by a gruelling battle against injuries, has witnessed a new development that could bring positive tidings to Liverpool supporters.

The Scottish international, renowned for his dynamism and tenacity, found himself sidelined once again during the recent international break, notably during Scotland’s clash against Northern Ireland. This setback has raised concerns regarding Liverpool’s readiness for upcoming fixtures.

Liverpool superstar Andy Robertson spared serious injury, scans clear.
The incident seemed pretty serious

The return of Robertson from international duty brought with it a familiar sense of apprehension, this time accompanied by an ankle injury—a situation reminiscent of his ordeal back in October when he was sidelined due to a shoulder injury.

Yet, as fate would have it, Liverpool’s recent visit to the medical room brought with it a sigh of relief. James Pearce via The Athletic:

“Scan results on his ankle showed no bone or ligament damage and the left-back, who limped off late in the first half at Hampden Park on Tuesday. Robertson is expected to be sidelined for days rather than weeks”

Jurgen Klopp, renowned for his meticulous planning and passionate engagement with the game, has frequently expressed concerns about the toll international duties can exact on players.

The significance of Robertson’s swift recovery cannot be overstated. With the Europa League quarterfinals approaching, having a player of the Scot’s calibre available for selection is a significant advantage. The defender’s return underscores his resilience and bolsters Liverpool’s tactical flexibility.

Robertson’s road ahead

For Robertson, the journey ahead encompasses more than just club success. As Scotland’s captain, his fitness and form are crucial to his country’s prospects at the upcoming European Championship in Germany.

A fully fit and dynamic Robertson spearheading the team is a sight that Scottish supporters, as well as the player himself, aspire to witness.

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While Robertson’s situation provides a glimmer of hope, Liverpool’s broader injury predicament seems to be easing. With Curtis Jones and Ryan Gravenberch also recuperating, the Reds’ squad depth is slowly being restored to full strength.