Andy Robertson has been photographed with his right arm in a sling, fueling speculation that the Liverpool star may be out for some
In Scotland’s 2-0 loss to Spain last Thursday, the defender suffered a shoulder injury after colliding with goalkeeper Unai Simon soon before halftime.
The Scottish skipper had to be replaced and was plainly in pain as he departed the field, with his national team manager unable to specify the severity of his injury.
‘As is customary with injured players, we return them to their club. Andy has returned to Liverpool,’ Steve Clarke announced on Tuesday.
‘Liverpool will handle his injury. Obviously, it’s a shoulder problem, and Liverpool will address it.It’ll be amazing if he’s ready for next month. If he isn’t ready for next month, he should be ready for his club as soon as feasible.’
However, the most recent news indicates that Robertson may be out for a time, with The Mirror speculating that he may not return to action until next year.
If genuine, the 29-year-old is one of the top left-backs in the world and a critical player for Jurgen Klopp, having played every minute of Liverpool’s Premier League campaign so far.
After eight games, the Reds are fourth in the league, three points behind leaders Tottenham.
If Robertson is ruled out for the rest of 2023, he would miss crucial games against Manchester City in November and Manchester United, Arsenal, and Newcastle in December.