Liverpool midfield woes continue, as Curtis Jones is set to miss a few more weeks due to an eye injury. The 20-Year-old England midfielder suffered an eye injury following an accidental collision during training. Thus, he missed both games against Atletico Madrid and West Ham United.
It was suggested that the Liverpool academy graduate was set to return on 20th November for the game against the gunners. But it looks like Jones needs a few more weeks to recover from his injury. However, the Merseyside giants have announced that Jones will not be back until December as he continues to go through rehabilitation.
Liverpool Doctor Jim Moxon explains Curtis Jones injury
Further Diagnosis confirmed Jones will remain out of action as he recovers from the problem. Which is specific to the eye and not the socket.
Liverpool Doctor Jim Moxon explained:
It’s a freak injury and very unlucky, but the important thing to emphasise is there is no lasting damage and his vision won’t be impacted beyond the recovery period.
However, the nature of the issue means caution is important; we need to allow it time to heal and we can’t rush it, therefore it won’t be a speedy return.
It needs to mend before we are able to reintroduce Curtis to full training, but there are things he can do in the meantime to maintain fitness.
We can’t put a specific timescale on a return beyond it will be a number of weeks from now as it heals naturally. So it’s not one we will risk and patience is a virtue with this specific recovery.
Liverpool suffers another midfield injury this season with Curtis Jones being the recent addition to the list. While James Milner, Naby Keita, and Harvey Elliott are already injured and thus will not be available for Saturday’s clash against Arsenal.
The Reds are in a tight spot after a draw and a defeat with around 8 players injured. It is a must-win game for Liverpool to keep them in the hunt for the title race. if the Reds are pursuing 3 points, other players will have to step up and deliver this weekend.