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

Robertson set to be fit for Champions League final

Robertson set to be fit for Champions League final Andy Robertson is expected to be fit for Liverpool’s Champions League final clash with Tottenham. The left-back was forced off at half-time during Tuesday’s unforgettable 4-0 win over Barcelona at Anfield. Ironically, it was his replacement Gini Wijnaldum who ended up scoring two of the Reds’ goals on the night. There had been fears that Robertson’s leg problem would rule him out of the final on June 1st, but the Daily Record claim he will be fit in time. It is believed that “there was no ligament damage or break detected” when the Scot went for a scan.

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:

Firmino and Robertson expected to be fit for Champions League final

Firmino and Robertson expected to be fit for Champions League final Jurgen Klopp has been handed a major injury boost ahead of the Champions League final, with Roberto Firmino and Andy Robertson expected to be fit to face Tottenham. According to the Telegraph, relayed in an article by the Metro, the Brazilian will be available for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur, with left-back Robertson also expected to make Madrid. Firmino has missed three of Liverpool’s previous four games with a muscular problem, while Robertson was forced off at half-time against Barcelona on Tuesday night. Having the pair back fully fit will come as a welcome boost to boss Jurgen Klopp, with Tottenham striker Harry Kane set to be fit on June 1.

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.

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