Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has given a strong indication that Trent Alexander-Arnold will be back in time to face Benfica next week. The right-back was unavailable for Liverpool’s FA Cup tie against Nottingham Forest before the international break after picking up a hamstring injury.
There was immediate concerns on whether Alexander-Arnold would be back to full fitness in time for the title clash against Manchester City on April 10. He remained at Liverpool during the international break to recover from the hamstring injury.
But Klopp has now confirmed that it has taken just “two weeks” for the defender to fully recover, even putting him in contention to face Benfica next week before the game against City.
“Trent trained yesterday for parts and will be in full training today and we have to see what we do about it,” he said. “I know, and I’ve heard, of how it is in this country. Trent wanted to go to the national team. I just wanted to make sure that everybody [understood].
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