Many Liverpool fans were devastated to discover that goalkeeper Alisson Becker will miss this evening’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa.
The 28-year-old shot-stopper has taken a knock in training and is being wrapped in cotton wool by manager Jurgen Klopp for the trip to Villa Park, according to The Athletic’s James Pearce.
Will Alisson be a big miss for Liverpool against Villa?
It is not the first time that the Brazilian ‘keeper has taken time off due to fitness concerns. Last season, he missed 11 matches in all competitions after picking up an injury during his side’s first game of the 2019/20 campaign against Norwich City, as per TransferMarkt.
Because of this, Adrian will be expected to step into the fold before the scheduled international break kicks in, the timing of which could be a blessing in disguise for Klopp with one of his key players missing today’s game.
With this in mind, the news about Alisson sparked a wave of comments from fans voicing their concerns about what could happen to the team in the longer-term. Some questioned the Brazil international’s fitness as a whole, with others suggesting that Liverpool should consider investing in a new goalkeeper.
You can see some of the feedback from concerned Kopites here:
this happens too frequently after Adrian joined hdjsbdjsjndjdkdods pic.twitter.com/rt9xTNXEpL
— MILLY ® (@LFCGOATMILLY) October 4, 2020
— (@AIcxntaraa) October 4, 2020
We might seriously want to invest in another keeper with often Alisson is injured. Unreal.
— Zach Leslie (@thezachleslie) October 4, 2020
Really not what I wanted to hear tbh, James
— Sᴀᴍ (@Qehl_) October 4, 2020
— Sadio Mané (@showmethemane19) October 4, 2020
We’ve had it then. End of.
— Philip Miles (@philip_miles) October 4, 2020
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