Liverpool defender Joe Gomez was seriously injured during England training.
The FA has not yet commented on the incident, which occurred during a Wednesday morning session, but it is understood that Gomez is receiving treatment, while the extent of the injury is being assessed. England coach Gareth Southgate is due to address the media on Wednesday evening.
Gomez’s long-term absence would be a heavy blow to Liverpool, who is expected to miss fellow center-back Virgil van Dijk for the remainder of the season after suffering a severe knee injury in front of Everton last month.
Jürgen Klopp also missed midfielder Fabinho, who was replaced in the center of defense after Van Dijk was injured, but the Brazilian is expected to return to the stadiums after the international break.
England is set to play the Republic of Ireland in a friendly match on Thursday, before facing Belgium and Iceland in the Nations League matches.
Gomez started all but one of Liverpool’s Premier League matches, with Klopp’s side trying to defend the Premier League title.
Despite suffering from injury, Liverpool entered the international hiatus by one point ahead of leaders Leicester, who will face them in their next match, on November 21.
Andy Robertson believes Liverpool’s point at Manchester City on Sunday has put them in good stead at the center of this season’s relentless agenda.
The champions lost the Premier League top spot over the weekend but felt satisfied leaving the Etihad Stadium with a 1-1 draw, Robertson feels they are in good shape to be third in the circumstances.
“We are always hungry for more, but we have to be happy,” he said. Liverpoolfc.com.
“I think when we started getting some injuries and losing two players to Covid-19, everyone expected the wheels to fall.
“But we managed to stabilize the ship a little and achieve some great results. That could last a long time and it could last a long time to build our confidence and build our performance.
Arsenal full-back Bokayo Saka is grateful to England captain Harry Kane for helping him settle into the national team and hopes to restore the confidence that coach Gareth Southgate has shown in him.
Saka, who made him The first international match for England is against Wales Last month he was called up to the Southgate squad for the second time, ahead of matches against the Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland.
The 19-year-old has enjoyed a rapid rise since storming Arsenal’s first team in November 2018, revealing that it was Kane, Tottenham Hotspur striker and England captain, who helped him stabilize when he joined his international teammates.
“All the kids have been good with me from the first moment I came,” Saca said at his first press conference with England.
“Harry Kane put his arm around me, talked to me and asked about my condition. For him, it helped me settle in faster and made me feel comfortable being with everyone.
“It helps me not only off the field but also on the field, because I feel I can be myself, express myself and play with confidence that I am playing back in my team.”
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