‘For the final two and a 1/2 weeks, I have now not educated in any respect… it is a niggling harm which may not pass away’: Liverpool megastar Andy Robertson finds he performed in the course of the ache barrier in opposition to Guy Town after taking flight from Scotland squad
- Andy Robertson has been suffering with a ‘niggling harm’, he has printed
- The Scotland captain will pass over two Euro 2020 qualifiers for Steve Clarke’s facet
- Robertson mentioned he has now not educated for Liverpool ‘for the final two and a 1/2 weeks’
- He performed in the course of the ache barrier in opposition to Manchester Town however will have to relaxation up
Andy Robertson has printed he performed in the course of the ache barrier in opposition to name opponents Manchester Town, regardless of the Liverpool full-back now not coaching ‘for the final two and a 1/2 weeks’.
Robertson is a standard fixture in Jurgen Klopp‘s title-chasing facet and he put a ‘niggling harm’ apart to play in one of the crucial greatest video games of the season on Sunday.
However he now accepts that his harm ‘may not pass away’ except he rests it up and so the verdict has been made for Robertson to pass over the 2 Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Andy Robertson mentioned that he performed in the course of the ache barrier for Liverpool in opposition to Guy Town
He has since withdrawn from the Scotland squad to permit a ‘niggling harm’ to transparent itself up
Robertson, in conjunction with Manchester United’s Scott McTominay and Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser, pulled out of Steve Clarke’s squad on Monday.
‘It is a large sadness for me to pass over out,’ Robertson mentioned. ‘I do not care what recreation it’s, I wish to play and my observe document within the final 5 years has proven that.
‘However for the final two and a 1/2 weeks, I have now not educated at keen on Liverpool. I have educated the day earlier than a recreation, may simplest play the final 15 mins in opposition to Genk within the Champions League and neglected the Arsenal recreation within the League Cup.
Robertson had now not educated for two-and-a-half weeks previous to the name showdown in opposition to Town
‘It is a niggling harm which may not pass away except I give it time. My ankle was once already injured when a take on from Rodri on me past due within the recreation in opposition to Manchester Town on Sunday opened it up once more.
‘I used to be already a doubt for Scotland however sadly that made it even worse. I do not wish to pick out up extra accidents and destroy my season as a result of it.
‘The decision has been made and it’s been taken out of my arms. It hurts as captain to pass over out. I do know so much has been mentioned about those two video games being meaningless however we do not consider that.’
Clarke’s squad will fly to Cyprus on Thursday and Robertson has asked to stick with the gang to obtain his remedy, somewhat than go back instantly to Liverpool.
The verdict was once made with Robertson set to have the largest season of his profession with Liverpool chasing the Premier League name and Scotland getting ready for some the most important Euro 2020 play-offs in March.
The Scotland captain’s withdrawal is a blow to Steve Clarke earlier than two Euro 2020 qualifiers
Leeds United captain Liam Cooper has picked up a groin factor whilst Arsenal’s summer time signing Kieran Tierney reportedly asked to be overlooked from this squad as he works on his health.
Clarke has appeared so as to add choices to his squad within the 3 avid gamers he referred to as up.
Hibernian defender Ryan Porteous, Celtic extensive participant Lewis Morgan and Derby midfielder Graeme Shinnie had been decided on to offer intensity to an aspect shrinking in measurement following various high-profile withdrawals.