Know all the details about the injury of Liverpool’s midfielder James Milner along with the update, news, status and return date
Liverpool thrashed Manchester United at Old Trafford but, Liverpool also paid heavily as they found their two main players injured after the game. The veteran James Milner left the pitch in the first half only after sustaining a hamstring injury. Moreover, Naby Kieta also found himself injured after the rash tackle from Paul Pogba.
Milner was in the starting eleven against Manchester United and played in the midfield along with Jordan Henderson and Naby Keita. However, he was replaced was Cutis Jones in the 26th minute of the game. Know more details about the injury of James Milner here, including his return date.
James Milner Injury Update, News And Report: What Happened To Him And Return Date
The 35-years old English midfielder started the game. Moreover, he played some great balls in the midfield and helped Liverpool to take the early lead. Furthermore, till the 25th minute of the game, everything was fine as Liverpool were leading 2-0. Suddenly, Milner found himself on the ground and asked for medical help from the sideline.
Milner was off after the game and was replaced by Curtis Jones. The reason was later revealed to be a hamstring injury which is not a surp[rise for a player who is 35-years old. Milner missed a month of football last season due to a hamstring injury.
26' – An enforced change for the Reds, as Jones replaces the injured Milner.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 24, 2021
This was his 5th appearance in the league. Milner has p[laid 2 full 90 minutes games for Liverpool this season. He also has an assist on his name and has been playing a crucial role for Liverpool. Before leaving the pitch, he passed 12 times out of which 8 were successful.
Milner’s Injury History
Despite turning 35 this year, Milner has maintained his consistency and has performed well so far. Manager Jurgen Klopp trusts him and he is offered chances whenever available.
He missed around 12-15 games last season for Liverpool due to a hamstring injury. However, there is not an exact date marked on the calendar for the return of Milner. If the injury is minor which seems to have less possible, he will miss two weeks of football. In case it is a major injury, he will be missing more than two months of football.