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Oxlade-Chamberlain World Cup dreams suffers setback after sustaining injury against Roma

Oxlade-Chamberlain World Cup dreams suffers setback after sustaining injury against Roma

- Oxlade-Chamberlain looks disappointed after he got injured against Roma

- The 24-year-old was substituted just 15 minutes after the start of the match

- Liverpool had a commanding 5-2 victory over Roma in the first leg at Anfield

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain left Anfield looking upset with Little Mix girlfriend Perrie Edwards after sustaining an injury against Roma.

The England international is now in a race against time to be fit for Gareth Southgate's summer World Cup squad for Russia.

The 24-year-old was substituted after just 17 minutes on the clock for Liverpool with Jurgen Klopp admitting it was "probably really bad".

Oxlade-Chamberlain World Cup dreams suffers setback after sustaining injury against Roma

Oxlade-Chamberlain with girl friend. Photo Credit: ICELEBTV

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The former Arsenal midfielder appeared to have twisted his knee in an attempted tackle on former Man City man Aleksandar Kolarov.

The Ox was in serious discomfort as he laid flat on the field and Dejan Lovren looked visibly upset as he held his hands to his face.

He attempted to get to his feet, but could not even walk, and ended up being taken off on a stretcher.

He was replaced by Dutchman Georgino Wijnaldum with just 17 minutes on the clock as Klopp was forced into an early reshuffle.

Oxlade-Chamberlain World Cup dreams suffers setback after sustaining injury against Roma

Oxlade-Chamberlain. Photo Credit: ICELEBTV

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This means the World Cup dreams of the versatile midfielder could be in doubt as he has been tipped to make Gareth Southgate's final 23-man squad following his current form.

Oxlade-Chamberlain did not make the party to the 2014 edition in Brazil because he was injured in the warm-up games in the United States.

Liverpool secured a resounding 5-2 victory in their semi-final first leg clash thanks to two goals apiece from Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino and a Sadio Mane strike.

The second leg comes up in the less than a week at the Stadio Olympico as the Reds will be looking to make it through to the finals.

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