LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 25, 2018: Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Brighton & Hove Albion FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“So silly letting Clyne go”, “Plenty of options” – Liverpool fans react to Trent Alexander-Arnold injury

Liverpool’s decision to loan out Nathaniel Clyne was the main topic on the agenda after it was revealed Trent Alexander-Arnold faces a month on the sidelines.

Alexander-Arnold will miss at least the next four games due to a knee injury picked up in the warmup for Saturday’s 1-0 win at Brighton, and aggravated throughout.

It seemed as though Jurgen Klopp‘s risk in allowing the 20-year-old to play through the pain had paid off as he lasted the full 90 minutes, but he is now facing his second lengthy spell out this season.

Though the Reds’ schedule is considerably lighter this time around, with Crystal Palace (Jan 19), Leicester (Jan 30), West Ham (Feb 4) and Bournemouth (Feb 9) to come before Alexander-Arnold’s comeback it remains a bitter blow.

Here’s how Liverpool supporters reacted to the news on social media.


Many highlighted Clyne’s departure to Bournemouth as an oversight…

“Its ok we have Clyne…oh wait, no we dont.”

Arton Rrustemi on Facebook.


While the decision to start Trent was criticised…

“It was a bad decision to not bring him off though everyone knows playing injured no matter how severe an injury makes the problem worse and the player more injury prone.”

Ryan Kenrey Speakman on Facebook.


However, some have taken a more rounded view of the situation…

“The only “lucky” thing about this is that our schedule for the next month is not so bad. Hopefully all of our defenders will be fit for the Bayern games.”

Ngo Vu Hieu on Facebook.

“Just to be clear. We have the Brazil national team right back in our squad Ffs. Stop panicking”

Andrew Jamieson on Facebook.


And one unlikely solution was presented!

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