Trent Alexander-Arnold damage: Liverpool star a big doubt for Person City clash with groin issue

The England international did not journey with his Reds crew-mates to Portugal on Tuesday for the Champions League clash with FC Porto.

Liverpool originally described the challenge as a “sore groin”, although manager Jurgen Klopp has because expanded more, confirming it’s a muscle problem that is a lot more serious than 1st thought.

As a consequence, the influential Alexander-Arnold is unlikely to attribute for the early major-flight leaders when defending champions Manchester Town stop by Anfield on Sunday.

Knowledgeable utility male James Milner deputises at correct-back in Porto, just as he did previously this month when Alexander-Arnold – absent from England’s operate to the European Championship last this summer owing to a thigh injuries – skipped the 3- gain above Crystal Palace via illness.

“Yeah, regrettably [it’s an injury],” Klopp reported of that latest setback.

“It was soon immediately after education [on Monday], Trent went in a very little bit previously but it didn’t glance critical. We did even more evaluation and in the stop it was really serious. So, he is out for now for positive, he did not journey with us.

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“And it doesn’t search fantastic for the City match as effectively. It’s a muscle mass point. We imagined he was just a bit worn out from the [Brentford] match but it was additional and now we have to deal with that.”