Liverpool defender Joe Gomez will miss the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 26 and will arrive just short of the Russian World Cup after undergoing an ankle injury.
The net defender had to be operated on for an ankle injury and will not be able to play against Real Madrid in Kiev.
Gomez, 20, suffered on March 25 a sprain in an international friendly match with the England team against the Netherlands in Amsterdam, although in recent weeks he has played with pain in the draws against West Bromwich Albion (2- 2) and Stoke City (0-0).
The side missed the knockout rounds of the Champions League quarterfinals with Manchester City and the semifinals against Roma, as well as Sunday’s Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (1-0 defeat).
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez confirmed on Tuesday that he will not play again in the remainder of this season and will miss the Russian World Cup.
“I’m disappointed to confirm that my season is over after going through the operating room to treat my ankle injury,” Gomez posted on his Instagram account.
“It’s been a couple of tough weeks trying to do everything possible to help the team on the pitch, now I’m going to do the impossible to be in the best possible condition for the preseason. the two most important parties of the campaign “, added the young defender.
Gomez, 20, suffered an ankle sprain last March 25 in a friendly match with the England national team against the Netherlands in Amsterdam, although in recent weeks he has played in pain and infiltrates against West Bromwich Albion. (2-2) and Stoke City (0-0).
The side missed the quarterfinals and semifinals of the Champions League, against Manchester City and Rome, respectively, and Sunday’s Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (1-0 defeat).
After having gone through the operating room, the player will miss the final of the maximum continental competition in Kiev against Real Madrid on May 26 and the World Cup in Russia.
Gareth Southgate, coach of England, has until June 4 to announce the list of 23 players that will take to the World Cup.