Liverpool’s Brewster faces four months out

first_imgLiverpool Liverpool’s U17 World Cup winner Brewster facing four months out Ryan Benson 23:03 1/27/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Rhian Brewster, Liverpool, 17/18 pre-season Getty Images Liverpool Premier League Surgery on an ankle ligament injury is set to rule the promising Reds striker out for the majority of the season Liverpool prospect Rhian Brewster has been ruled out for up to four months after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury.The 17-year-old has emerged as one of the most promising young players in England after impressing for Liverpool’s youth teams and England’s World Cup-winning Under-17 side.However, his development has hit an obstacle after he suffered ankle ligament damage during a fall against Manchester City’s Under-23s on January 12. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Brewster was carried off on a stretcher after receiving lengthy treatment and had to have surgery as a result.Liverpool have now confirmed that he is likely to miss the remainder of the season, estimating a recovery timeline of “three to four months”.A statement on the club’s official website added: “Brewster underwent surgery to repair the damage earlier this week and will now begin a period of rehabilitation at the Reds’ youth base in Kirkby.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img