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17:25  15 may  2019
17:25  15 may  2019 Source:

Robertson not expecting Man City slip-up against Leicester

Robertson not expecting Man City slip-up against Leicester Andrew Robertson has admitted Liverpool aren’t expecting any favours from Leicester City when they travel to Manchester City on Monday night. Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table on Saturday night with a narrow 3-2 win at Newcastle United thanks to Divock Origi’s 86th-minute header and now the ball is back in City’s court. This season has played host to one of the greatest title races in recent history and Robertson has told Sky Sports that the Reds have done all they can to secure a first Premier League title: “If we get to 97 points and don’t win the league, then, of course, we’ll be gutted but we can’t have done much more.

any fears of Andy Robertson missing the Champions League final , although the left-back remains touch and go for the decisive Premier League weekend. Roberto Firmino remains doubtful for this weekend with a groin injury, although he too will be ready to face Tottenham Hotspur next month.

Robertson 's season will drag on past the Champions League final with Scotland keen for their captain to play in the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Cyprus and Belgium. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is predicting an "amazing" Champions League final against Liverpool.

Robertson ready for Champions League final © Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Sport Liverpool v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Semi Final: Second Leg

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson is set to feature in the Champions League final against Spurs after picking up a knock in the previous stage of the competition, according to the Mirror.

The full-back was ejected from Liverpool’s emphatic 4-0 semi-final win against Barcelona that saw them progress to the final.

Since then, the 25-year-old has featured in the Reds’ final match of the season against Wolves, however, the player has admitted he was struggling.

Speaking about his fitness, he said:

Robertson injury concern following Champions League triumph

Robertson injury concern following Champions League triumph Andy Robertson was forced off after just 45 minutes in Liverpool’s historic comeback against Barcelona which saw the Reds reach their second successive Champions League final. The Scotsman was left devastated as he realised something was wrong with his calf after colliding with Luis Suarez. His side defied all odds last night as they overturned a 3-0 aggregate score-line to book their place in the final in Madrid. Unlikely heroes, Georginio Wijnaldum and Divock Origi scored two each as Anfield filled with shock and celebration as one of the greatest comebacks of all time was completed.

Andy Robertson will miss the first-leg of Liverpool’s Champions League quarter- final tie. Sadio Mane bagged a fine brace and Virgil van Dijk added a third to Joe Gomez may be fit when Liverpool return to European duty next month but his long-term injury will likely mean he won’t be fully match ready .

The 2018–19 UEFA Champions League knockout phase began on 12 February and is scheduled to end on 1 June 2019 with the final at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain

“It wasn’t the best on Sunday and I could feel it during the game, but I wanted to play and was desperate to get out there.”

“The adrenaline kept me going and the fact a lot of us have played through pain, not just me.”

Robertson ready for Champions League final © Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport

Despite struggling on the final day of the season, Robertson is adamant that he will be ready for the final, especially with gaffer Jurgen Klopp giving the squad some well earned resting time ahead of the final in Madrid.

“Luckily now we’ve got a couple of weeks to recover and get our bodies right – and we’ll know we’ll be as fresh as we can be going into the final.”

The Scotsman has been one of Liverpool’s standout players of the season, registering 13 assists in all competitions this season. The defender also featured in the PFA Team of the Year, along with several other Liverpool teammates.

Klopp’s men are to face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League after Spurs pulled off a thrilling comeback against Ajax, drawing 3-3 and going through on away goals.

Robertson admits he would love to play for Celtic one day.
Liverpool star Andrew Robertson has admitted that he would love to play for Celtic at some point in his career. Robertson has refused to rule out a future move to Celtic and says that he still supports the club. However, he has also revealed that he would like to finish his career at Liverpool if given the chance, as he would like to play at the top level for as long as possible. Speaking to The Scotsman, Robertson said this: “For me, at the level I’m playing at, I would love to finish my career at Liverpool if you gave me that option.” “I’d bite your hand off for that. But I know how hard it is to play at the elite level for a long period of time.

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