Joe Gomez injury update labelled “odd” amid suggestion Liverpool are withholding info
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Danny Mills has suggested Liverpool may be withholding information on Joe Gomez amid fears his injury is worse than first thought.
The Liverpool centre-back suffered a serious knee injury in a non-contact incident while training at St George's Park on England duty.
Gomez is facing an extended period on the sidelines, but as of yet no timeframe has been given on when the defender is expected to return.
Former Premier League defender Mills believes this is "odd" and worries Liverpool are keeping their cards close to their chest because Gomez's injury is worse than first thought.
"There's been no timeframe given by the club which I find a bit odd," Mills told Football Insider. "That's a little bit of a strange one in itself to be honest.
Danny Mills has suggested Liverpool may be withholding information on Joe Gomez
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"When Virgil van Dijk got injured they came out straight away and said it was his ACL.
"You do wonder if there's been something a little bit concerning in there for Joe Gomez which is why they haven't released what it is.
"Maybe the surgery is a little bit more complex and they think it might be quicker but there's something in there they may be worried about and they don't want to put that out in people's minds and it might be a little bit longer than they hope."
Gomez is facing an extended period on the sidelines
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Jurgen Klopp is experiencing something of an injury crisis at Liverpool at the moment, with a number of key players out of action.
Virgil van Dijk could miss the entire season with an ACL injury, while Fabinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold are also currently on the sidelines.
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