Joe Gomez

Joe Gomez & Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool injury updates before Fulham

Joe Gomez has an Achilles problem

As confirmed in the Telegraph on Thursday, Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has an Achilles injury.

Gomez was omitted from Liverpool’s starting line-up in the Champions League defeat at Red Star Belgrade.

However Gomez did come on at the break to play forty-five minutes in Serbia.

The Telegraph report the following:

Joe Gomez hopes to be fit to take his place in Gareth Southgate’s latest England squad, despite nursing an Achilles injury.

Gomez will be monitored throughout the week, but has not given up hope of starting against Fulham on Sunday.

Gomez has featured in all but one match for Liverpool in the Premier League this season.

Moreover, Gomez has completed 90 minutes in nine league matches this campaign.

 

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Trent Alexander-Arnold injury update

Trent Alexander-Arnold only lasted the first half against Red Star.

Indeed, Gomez replaced TAA at the interval in Serbia.

The Telegraph has confirmed that Alexander-Arnold was subbed out of the Champions League match due to an injury concern, although the details are left vague.

Fans are simply told “Alexander-Arnold’s problem was not serious”.

Other Liverpool selection problems vs Fulham

Will Dejan Lovren be fit for the Fulham match?

Lovren ended up missing the midweek Champions League defeat due to illness. Specific details have not been made public.

At the same time, Nathaniel Clyne has also been sidelined with illness in recent times.

Elsewhere, Jordan Henderson missed the match in Belgrade as he recovers from a thigh problem.

Liverpool are third in the Premier League following last weekend’s 1-1 draw away at Arsenal.

Fulham are rock bottom of the division with just five points on the board after 11 matches.

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