Andy Robertson has admitted he has been suffering with a calf injury during the final weeks of the 2018/19 season.
The left-back picked up the knock during Liverpool’s stunning comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final, but didn’t want to miss any game time as they headed towards the crucial end of the campaign.
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Despite a 2-0 win at home to Wolves on the final day off the season, Liverpool fell short in their bid to wrestle the Premier League title away from Manchester City. With the domestic season over, Jurgen Klopp
Speaking to Liverpool’s official website, he said: “
“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.”
Robertson has enjoyed the best season of his career so far, providing 13 assists in 47 games in all competitions.