Liverpool’s defensive disaster has bought an entire lot worse with Joe Gomez becoming a member of the remedy desk whereas on England obligation.
The kind or extent of Gomez’s damage hasn’t been revealed, nonetheless, it’s understood that the centre-back’s knock is severe.
It’s unhealthy information for England forward of their pleasant towards the Republic of Eire and Nations League double header towards Belgium and Iceland – however Gomez’s membership are in defensive dire straits.
Gomez’s centre-back accomplice Virgil van Dijk is a long-term absentee, whereas Trent Alexander-Arnold is predicted to be out for 4 weeks with a calf pressure. In the meantime, the return date of stand-in defender Fabinho isn’t clear.
Joel Matip is the one senior star with expertise at centre-halve on Liverpool’s books who’s prone to be match to play following the worldwide break.
If Gomez is a long-term absentee, it means Jurgen Klopp might be pressured to look into the switch market in January as Liverpool bid to defend their Premier League crown.
However Reds fan Tony informed talkSPORT there’s one ‘class’ centre-back Liverpool can signal tomorrow in the event that they need to – Ezequiel Garay.
Garay boasts a formidable CV, having performed for the likes of Actual Madrid and Benfica, whereas additionally representing Argentina on the 2014 World Cup, the place they reached the ultimate.
He’s accessible to signal instantly as his contract with Valencia ended earlier this yr following a cruciate ligament damage he sustained.
Regardless of that and the very fact Garay is 34 years outdated, Tony believes he’s the participant Liverpool want proper now.
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Tony stated on Wednesday’s Drive: “He’s out of contract so Liverpool can signal him proper now.
“He’s absolutely match once more after the knee damage he picked up at Valencia. He’s a category centre-half so we might get him on a short-term deal.
“By way of Champions League, somebody like Ezequiel Garay, on a short-term foundation, he may simply have jumped to the highest of the checklist for Klopp.”
Nonetheless, Garay to Liverpool was met with some scepticism by Drive co-host for the day, Troy Deeney.
Deeney stated: “The short-term purchase would assist however when everybody’s again, would Garay slot in? There’s so many issues that Liverpool must have a look at.”