Liverpool defender Robertson is out with a ligament injury

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Liverpool outscover Andy Robertson on Monday said he suffered a ligament injury in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Athletic Bilbao.

The injury will rule Scotland International from Liverpool’s Premier League season opener in the newly developed Norwich City on Saturday.

“The scan doesn’t suggest anything big but it does have some ligament damage that needs to be fixed. I will do grafting every day so I can help the team quickly,” he said on Twitter.

Robertson was crippled at the end of the first half at Anfield when he tried to block a cross.

Liverpool beat their pre-season friendly 3-1 against Osasuna on Monday.

Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara both played their first pre-season for Liverpool in Monday’s match at Anfield.

US Forward Sergeant Werder joined Norwich from Bremen.

The newly developed club said on Monday that US forward Josh Sergeant has joined Premier League Norwich City from Werder Bremen on a four-year contract.

Financial details were not disclosed. Sky Sports Television put the figure at 8 million (.0 11.08 million).

The 21-year-old has scored 15 goals in 83 games in all competitions in his two-and-a-half years with the German club’s senior side.

“I’ve always wanted to play in the Premier League, so this is a very exciting opportunity for me,” he told the club’s website.

Sergeant follows Kosovo’s international winger Millet Rashika, who joined Norwich in June following the reunion of Werder Bremen on the last day of the Bundesliga.

“We know we have to be a little more creative in the transfer market,” said Daniel Farke, the German manager for Norwich.

“We think we have a passionate player who can contribute to scoring the most goals at the Premier League level.





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