After making his first look in 19 months, Kaide Gordon is dealing with one other spell on the sidelines with a brand new damage – however it’s not all dangerous information.
Gordon made his long-awaited return for Liverpool earlier this month, as he got here off the bench in a 4-1 defeat for the U21s at residence to Middlesbrough.
It might not have been probably the most constructive end result for the younger Reds, however that didn’t deter from a constructive afternoon for the 18-year-old winger.
Sidelined since February 2022 with a sequence of growth-related accidents, Gordon regarded forward to “many extra to return” as he marked his comeback.
However, it is going to be one other – albeit a lot briefer – anticipate his subsequent look, with the Liverpool Echo reporting a brand new setback.
Gordon is alleged to have rolled his ankle, that means a two-week absence is anticipated, although it’s harassed that it’s “not associated” to his earlier points.
The damage is “not considered severe” by these throughout the membership, although it’s undoubtedly a irritating one for the participant, who has missed a major quantity of soccer.
His prolonged absence got here after a breakthrough at first-team stage, turning into Liverpool’s youngest-ever goalscorer within the FA Cup.
Thursday marked the two-year anniversary of his senior debut, when Gordon began in a 3-0 win away to Norwich within the League Cup, however he has been unable so as to add to his 4 appearances to this point.
Liverpool did sign their ongoing religion within the teenager this week, nevertheless, together with his inclusion within the prolonged squad for the Europa League group stage.
Gordon was registered as a part of List B for the competitors, with a limiteless variety of gamers underneath the age of 21 permitted, supplied they’ve been with the membership for a minimum of two years.
He was additionally named for the knockout levels of final season’s Champions League, however did not make the matchday squad as his restoration took longer than hoped.
Twelve gamers have been registered through List B, together with Harvey Elliott and Stefan Bajcetic, with goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga a late addition to UEFA’s system.