Promising Liverpool starlet Rhian Brewster is present process exams in London because the Reds decide how finest to deal with his present ankle damage.
The 17-year-old is a prolonged interval out of motion after leaving final week’s Below-23’s sport in opposition to Manchester Metropolis on a stretcher.
Brewster suffered an ankle sprain, with the preliminary analysis being ligament harm, and the membership are searching for additional recommendation on the state of affairs from a specialist in London.
Liverpool Below-18s boss Steven Gerrard, who would’ve hoped to have Brewster up entrance for Saturday’s FA Youth Cup conflict with Arsenal, is satisfied that the younger lad will come again strongly after a fairly devastating setback.
“I don’t know the complete extent however I’ve heard it’ll be a very good whereas,” Gerrard mentioned, chatting with the Liverpool Echo.
A lot of folks requested for a @RhianBrewster9 replace. Newest is the harm sustained in opposition to Man Metropolis U23s is within the “excessive ankle” space. There isn’t a break however #LFC ready to see full extent of downside and all attainable remedies stay open. Fingers crossed for a high younger participant.
— Andy Kelly (@AndyK_LivNews) January 14, 2018
“I don’t know the whole timescale as he has additional exams. He was in a very good place, doing properly for the under-23s and the under-19s, scoring objectives and flying internationally on the again of a match win.
“This occurs to each footballer. You’ve got setbacks, typically you develop and also you study from them as a lot as the nice issues that occur to you.
“He can be lacking the sport and realise what a very good place he was in earlier than the damage and determined to get again. Hopefully he comes again hungry and will get again into high kind as quickly as attainable.”
While Brewster can be unavailable, fellow Liverpool starlet Ben Woodburn may function in Gerrard’s facet on Saturday.
The Welsh worldwide is eligible to play as he was solely 18 when the season kicked off, nonetheless the ultimate determination rests with first-team boss Jurgen Klopp.
“If Rhian wasn’t injured he would have been accessible for choice and that exhibits how the membership is with the competitors,” Gerrard added.
Now that Liverpool have ended Man Metropolis’s unbeaten streak will the Residents have the ability to go the remainder of the EPL season unbeaten?
Sure – They will regroup and will not undergo one other loss
No – Not after everybody is aware of they are not invincible
“It’s an important sport and one I gained’t attempt to play down. I haven’t requested the query (about Woodburn) and no-one has talked about it to me so far so, in the intervening time, it’s a no. Which may change within the subsequent 24 hours.”