Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of World Cup after injury in Liverpool’s win over Roma

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss out on the remainder of Liverpool’s season
  • The England midfielder sustained an injury during Liverpool’s 5-2 win over Roma 
  • The 24-year-old looked set for a place in Gareth Southgate’s World Cup squad  

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out for the rest of Liverpool’s season and the 2018 World Cup with the injury sustained on Tuesday night. 

The 24-year-old was carried off on a stretcher in the 17th minute of Liverpool’s 5-2 Champions League semi-final first leg victory over Roma following a collision with Aleksandar Kolarov. 

Oxlade-Chamberlain looked in considerable pain as he lay on the Anfield turf and his manager Jurgen Klopp said after the game that it looked a ‘really bad injury.’ 

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared in considerable pain and was forced off in the 17th minute