Liverpool’s Andy Robertson expected to be fit for Champions League final

Good and bad news for Andy Robertson

Liverpool defender Andy Robertson is expected to be fit for the Champions League final clash with Tottenham at the beginning of June.

Robertson has been immense for Liverpool throughout the current campaign and has been pivotal to both the Reds’ league and European form.

His stunning 13 assists in all competitions have been key to the Reds’ success.

That meant that when he suffered an injury during his side’s clash with Barcelona on Tuesday, fans were naturally worried.

With a crucial Premier League meeting with Wolves on Sunday followed by the Champions League final at the beginning of June, Liverpool could do with Robertson in the team.

Now, there’s been an update on his fitness, and there’s some good and bad news.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – APRIL 05: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool celebrates with team mates Roberto Firmino of Liverpool and Andy Robertson of Liverpool after scoring their team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Liverpool FC at St Mary’s Stadium on April 05, 2019 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Set to miss Wolves, set to make UCL final

According to a report by the Telegraph, Liverpool will have Robertson back for the Champions League final.

They claim that Liverpool have erased any fears of Andy Robertson missing the Champions League final’. 

The Telegraph continue by revealing that, following a scan, there was no indication of long-term damage, ‘ensuring he will certainly be available for the final in Madrid on June 1.’

However, it isn’t all good news.

That is because despite there being no long-term damage, Liverpool’s clash with Wolves could come too soon.

According to the Telegraph, Robertson is still hoping to be in contention to feature on Sunday, but ‘Jurgen Klopp has decisions to make as he balances out the immediate needs of the last chance of winning the Premier League with the prospect of another Champions League bid in three weeks’ time.’

 

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