The reds are already experiencing crisis in central defense with Virgil van Dijk set to be out for the rest of the season with a serious knee injury, Trent Alexander-Arnold is sidelined for four weeks after picking up a calf strain during Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City and Fabinho – who has already been used as a makeshift centre back is still en-route to fitness with a thigh problem.
According to sources close to England camp, Joe Gomez is now set to join the queue of liverpool’s defensive woes after suffering a knee-related injury.
The injury will most definitely sideline him for the forthcoming international fixtures and Liverpool fears that Gomez might miss major part of their title defence season.
Gomez has been a crucial part of the Jurgen Klopp’s set up in the absence of key Defender Van Dijk and the Merseyside club are now set to be without their key defender; a major blow as the season heads into one of the most hectic periods.
It appears most likely that Liverpool will go for a defensive reinforcement in January transfer window given that they have lost their two key defenders to a long term injuries.
Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp will most definitely fume at the outcome given that he had already been outspoken about the hectic fixtures caused by COVID-19 while backing 5 reinstated in premier league
‘Hopefully we can play the Euros next summer but if we continue like this let’s see which players can be part of that,’ Klopp lamented on Sunday.
‘We played [last month] after the international break at 12.30 on Saturday at Everton. Some of my players were coming back from Peru.
‘These kind of things should not happen.’