Liverpool’s Andy Robertson recently made a “strange” return from injury, having been out for over three months due to a shoulder injury. He is now confident and ready to help the Reds in their ongoing battles.
After his comeback in an FA Cup match against Norwich City, he has also played in Premier League games against Chelsea and Arsenal, and is hopeful of making his first start since October when Liverpool face Burnley this weekend. Robertson expressed that his extended absence was challenging, and returning to the field felt surreal.
He mentioned that the atmosphere in his comeback match reminded him of his importance to the club and left him with a gratifying feeling. The left-back reflected on his journey back to full fitness, stating that his return for the Norwich game was earlier than originally planned.
He emphasized the importance of regaining match sharpness, especially during a busy period of fixtures, and acknowledged the difficulties faced in subsequent matches against Chelsea and Arsenal. Acknowledging the contribution of his teammates, Robertson praised Kostas Tsimikas and Joe Gomez, who stepped in during his absence.
He also humorously commented on Gomez’s ongoing quest for his first senior goal, expressing confidence that the defender’s breakthrough will eventually come. Robertson also underscored Gomez’s versatility and commendable performances across different positions, highlighting his importance to the team.
He expressed the team’s collective appreciation for Gomez’s contributions and versatility. In conclusion, Robertson expressed his readiness to contribute to Liverpool’s upcoming matches, stating that he feels fully prepared following a week of training.