Jurgen Klopp's update on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did not sound good

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The manager told BT Sport post-match: "Oxlade-Chamberlain, it's probably a really bad injury".

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain suffered what manager Jurgen Klopp called a "really bad" leg injury early in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Roma in the Champions League semifinals.

"It doesn't look good".

Oxlade-Chamberlain has enjoyed a breakout season in 2017-18, his first with the Reds after a lengthy spell with Arsenal.

It would be a cruel blow for the technician if the injury turns out to be a serious one, as he could miss out on the rest of the Champions League run and the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation this summer.

It looks like this, unfortunately.

"We don't know it exactly, but all the medical department is quite concerned without a scan".

"There's not long left in the season anymore". I am a very positive person and still hope that he only feels bad and is not that bad, but we will see that. "If we can say that already before the scan, that's never good news so that means for us it's a massive blow, of course", he said.

Obviously it will be a big blow to Liverpool if The Ox is ruled out for the rest of the season but if a serious knee injury is confirmed then the player is highly unlikely to make the World Cup.

It would be a awful blow for the ex-Southampton man, who was surely set for a place in Gareth Southgate's squad, if maybe not England's first 11 in Russian Federation.

It's doubtful the 24-year-old will be able to return if the Reds reach the Champions League final on May 26 in Kiev.

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