Liverpool FC’s new TV channel launches this evening, and one of the first items to be reported on the daily news bulletin will be a double injury blow for Rafa Benitez. Two of his most important players have been hit by the infamous metatarsal injury. Defender Daniel Agger and midfielder Xabi Alonso both missed out on the Champions League draw with Porto on Tuesday after feeling pain, and scans back home confirmed that they had both broken bones in their feet.
The LFC head of press Ian Cotton said: “Neither player will require surgery but we expect them to be out of action for between four and six weeks. Xabi Alonso has suffered a stress fracture to the 4th metatarsal in his left foot and Daniel Agger has suffered a stress fracture to the 2nd metatarsal in his right foot.” Continue reading Double injury blow for Reds