Liverpool's Gomez to miss Champions League final and World Cup

Liverpool's Gomez to miss Champions League final and World Cup

Liverpool's Gomez to miss Champions League final and World Cup

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how England worldwide Joe Gomez has been ruled out of Liverpool's Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev.

The 20-year-old will therefore miss the Reds' Champions League final showdown with Spanish giants Real Madrid later this month, along with the rest of Liverpool's remaining Premier League fixtures.

But he suffered a recurrence of the problem against Stoke and further scans showed he needed surgery, which will rule him out of the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 26.

A confirmation by Liverpool on its website reads: "Liverpool can confirm Joe Gomez has undergone an operation on an ankle injury".

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With regular right-back Nathaniel Clyne injured for a majority of the season, Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold had been rotated at the position by Jurgen Klopp.

Gomez is also out of England's World Cup campaign, which begins on 18 June against Tunisia. I'm going to do all I can to get back and be in the best possible shape for pre-season. Mazic, 45, has been an global referee since 2009, and this season was in charge of five Champions League and two Europa League matches, reports Efe.

He was also part of the England side that won the European Under-17 Championship in May 2014.

Gareth Southgate looked to have earmarked the versatile former Charlton Athletic player for a role in Russian Federation but Gomez has been ruled out of the tournament.

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