LONDON (AP) — Liverpool’s injury problems mounted Wednesday with defender Joe Gomez leaving England duty with a knee injury sustained in training.
England manager Gareth Southgate said the severity of the injury was still unclear.
“What was upsetting was to see he was in a fair bit of pain,” Southgate said. “No one was around him when the injury happened.”
Liverpool already has center back Virgil van Dijk out for a lengthy spell with a knee injury, Fabinho sidelined with a thigh injury and right back Trent Alexander-Arnold out with a thigh problem.
England plays Ireland on Thursday in a friendly ahead of Nations League games against Belgium and Iceland.
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