Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has said he feels “fit” and “healthy” after returning to full training for the Reds at their pre-season training camp in Austria, after being forced to miss Euro 2020 with England due to a thigh injury. damage.
Alexander-Arnold even hopes that he can be involved in one of the mini-friendly matches against Wacker Innsbruck or Stuttgart on Tuesday night. If he does not succeed, he believes he will definitely be ready when Liverpool face Mainz in another friendly on Friday.
Alexander-Arnold hopes to join when Liverpool face Wacker Innsbruck & Stuttgart on Tuesday / Gareth Copley / Getty Images
“[I’m] completely painless, says Alexander-Arnold to Liverpoolfc.com. “I have done a lot of rehabilitation when we were out in the summer with the physiotherapist and the care staff, which was good for me. I feel fit, I feel healthy and am back in full training now, so that’s good. It is good for me.”
The 22-year-old says he has done “a lot of sessions” and feels ready to play, but admits that he will leave it to Jurgen Klopp and the club’s medical staff to decide if or how much he should be involved in any of the Tuesday’s game which has been limited to 30 minutes each.
“The decision comes from the boss, the staff and obviously the medical staff, they have to talk and see if it’s worth the risk,” Alexander-Arnold explained.
“If not, there’s a game on Friday too, so whether it’s about a few minutes on Tuesday and playing a little more on Friday, relieve me so, who knows? Anyway, I’m ready to play. ”
Liverpool have also welcomed Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip to training this summer after all three missed months last season due to injury. They are joined by the new signing Ibrahima Konate, whose arrival promises to give the Reds a strong midfielder this season.
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