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  • Updated: November 16, 2020

Liverpool Midfielder, Henderson Injured As Injury Woes Increases At Anfield

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England midfielder, Jordan Henderson, was withdrawn at half-time against Belgium due to tightness in his leg with doubt on his availability for already injury-hit Liverpool ahead of EPL resumption.

AllNews understands that Liverpool's first team would have barely 8 players available with Van Dijk, Trent Arnold, Thiago Alcantara, Andy Robertson, Mohammed Salah, Joe Gomez, and now Henderson.

Harry Winks replaced Henderson in the second half of England's 2-0 loss in their Nations League group stage match on Sunday which ended the visitors' hopes of reaching the finals.

"Jordan had a bit of tightness at halftime and felt he couldn't carry on," Southgate told reporters, adding that he was not sure if it was a hamstring issue.

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Southgate said the Liverpool skipper will be assessed when they return to England.

Liverpool has had a number of regulars in their starting line-up sidelined with injury, losing defenders Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez after both underwent surgeries while Trent Alexander-Arnold withdrew from the England squad with injury.

The defense is threadbare with left-back Andy Robertson also a doubt with a hamstring issue while Liverpool's midfield is without Thiago Alcantara and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as both players recover from knee injuries.

Meanwhile, forward Mohamed Salah is set to miss Sunday's match against Leicester City as he isolates after testing positive for COVID-19.

Southgate said Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling would miss their final group stage match against Iceland with a calf injury but would be available for the weekend.

The England boss, 50, also confirmed he had tested positive for COVID-19 last month.

"I did have the virus but I was fortunate," he said. "It was not as serious as so many people in our country. It was not pleasant but it is all fine now."

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Oladimeji Balogun
Oladimeji Balogun

Oladimeji Balogun is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he studied Microbiology, he is a w...

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Jordan Henderson
Jordan
Henderson
EN England
  • HEIGHT

    1.82 m

  • WEIGHT

    80kg

  • AGE

    32

Andy Robertson
Andy
Robertson
AB Scotland
  • HEIGHT

    1.78 m

  • WEIGHT

    64 kg

  • AGE

    26

Trent Alexander-Arnold
Trent
Alexander-Arnold
EN England
  • HEIGHT

    1.8 m

  • WEIGHT

    69 kg

  • AGE

    23

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Liverpool
Liverpool

Liverpool Football Club is a professional football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top tier of English ...

England
England

England National Football Team represents England in men's international football and is governed by The Football Association, the gove...

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