Clarke delivers promising injury update on Liverpool’s Robertson
Scotland boss Steve Clarke thinks Andy Robertson could play a part in their match against Israel on Wednesday in a promising injury update for Liverpool.
Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Fabinho are all currently on the treatment table, with news of a hamstring injury for Robertson coming as a further blow for Jurgen Klopp.
There had been worries that Liverpool left-back Robertson would be unavailable for their match against Leicester City at the weekend but Clarke claims he could even feature for Scotland on Wednesday evening.
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“There were three or four players who could have done with another 24 hours, just to get their recovery right,” Clarke told The Scotsman.
“The game came a little too soon for them.
“Andy was probably a little bit worse than the rest, which is why I left him out. It would have been too big a risk. But he’s coming to Israel so we’ll assess him over there and hopefully get him on the pitch. That would be good as we’d like our captain on the pitch.”
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