Trent Alexander-Arnold Injured In England Friendly

There has been a lot of talk over the past week about Trent Alexander-Arnold and England but after confirming his place in the England team for the EUROs, Trent still might miss out after picking up an injury in England's friendly v Austria.
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Trent Alexander-Arnold has been the talk of the town over the past week and it's all been over whether Gareth Southgate was going to select him in his England squad for the EUROs.

Reports came out earlier last week claiming Southgate was going to drop Trent and not pick him up, but he then went back on that decision and eventually selected the Liverpool right-back for his squad. 

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Trent Alexander-Arnold on the ball for England

On Wednesday, England played a friendly game against Austria to warm-up for the EURO's. Trent was selected and played at right-back for a large majority of the game and was impressing people.

Then in the 87th minute after clearing the ball, Trent went down under no contact. He then proceeded to hobble off the pitch, eventually having to be aided by the physios so he could walk down the tunnel.

This was an immediate concern and fans online were worried that it was a serious injury, especially with pundits and Trent himself looking and sounding worried about it. 

After the game, England manager Gareth Southgate came out and said “It's not a good sign to see him have to walk off as he did."

Southgate also went on to say that at first glance it seems to be a thigh injury and not a hamstring injury and the exact diagnosis will determine the injury in the next 24-48 hours.

"It's devastating, he's worked hard to earn a spot here. I just hope it's not too serious,” said Southgate.

England teammate, Jack Grealish, also said this about Trent's injury, “It didn’t look good the way he was walking around the pitch but fingers crossed.”

This is absolutely heartbreaking for Trent if he misses the EUROs because of the injury, especially after all the negative media attention surrounding him the past couple of weeks.

Hopefully it's only a slight injury and he will recover in time to play for England and most importantly to make sure he is fit enough for the start of Liverpool's season.