Andy Robertson is the latest Red to sign a new contract with Liverpool. The Scotland captain has signed a contract that keeps him at Anfield until 2026. After signing the contract Roberston said that “I want to stay at this club for as long as possible and to extend my stay, it’s always a happy time for me, for my family”.
He was vital to all of Liverpool’s recent triumphs. Robertson joined Liverpool in the summer of 2017 from Hull City. Robertson has made 177 appearances since joining the club from Hull City 2017. Since his debut for The Reds, he has been undroppable. Eventually, his performances forced Alberto Moreno out of Liverpool.
Since his debut for Liverpool, Andy Robertson has won the Champions League, Super Cup, Club World Cup, and Premier League. Eventually, his achievements spoke for himself and he became one of the best left-backs in world football.
The Scottish international hasn’t featured for The Reds as he picked up an ankle injury in a Pre-Season game against Athletic Bilbao. Andy Roberston could return from his injury as early as the next game against Chelsea. In a recent press conference, Liverpool Jurgen Klopp said “won’t be too long – before or after the international break, I don’t know, not too long”.
How have Liverpool played in the absence of Robertson?
In the absence of Andy Robertson, Kostas Tsimikas has been filling in his place. Last season Robertson started all of Liverpool’s 38 Premier League and set up seven goals. Eventually, this kept the Greek international on the sidelines. He featured only for six minutes last season for Liverpool. Kostas Tsimikas has been excellent this season his tenacity is just what Jurgen Klopp needs. Moreover, he set up Diogo Jota’s opener against Burnley. It will be interesting to see if the Greek fullback keeps his first time place after the return of Robertson.