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Trent Alexander-Arnold suffers hamstring injury ahead of FA cup

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Trent Alexander-Arnold has sustained a hamstring injury and will miss FA Cup quarter-final against Nottingham Forest.

Premier League title-chasing Liverpool have been dealt a major blow with Trent Alexander-Arnold’s hamstring injury ruled him out for several weeks. Alexander-Arnold will miss crucial matches in the Reds’ bid for the quadruple.

This means they’ll miss out on a potentially decisive match at Manchester City as well as the team’s both leg of Champions League quarter-final.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is key player for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. He has recorded 11 assists and 2 goals for Liverpool this season in the Premier League. And 16 assists across all competitions including premier league.

For Liverpool’s April 19 clash against Manchester United, Klopp’s team will be hoping that the right-back returns to the squad.

“Trent is out with a hamstring. He cannot be part of England as well – no good news, we will see how long that takes,” Klopp told reporters during his pre-match press conference according to Liverpool website.

“We always did it. We have Millie when he is then not ill anymore, we have obviously Joe and, theoretically, we can change system as well, so we have these kinds of things.”

Klopp on the possible replacement of Trent. “We have a couple of options. You are right, [he’s] very influential. But if you have a look in the past when Millie had to step in, he did incredibly well. Incredibly well.”

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