Liverpool star James Milner ruled out of Arsenal crunch Premier League clash

Liverpool star James Milner ruled out of Arsenal crunch Premier League clash

- James Milner will miss Liverpool's Premier League clash against Arsenal on Saturday

- The attacker suffered a muscular injury earlier this month and will not be available for the crunch meeting

- The 32-year-old also missed out of Newcastle United 4-0 victory on Boxing Day

Liverpool star James Milner has been ruled out of his side's Premier League tough encounter against Arsenal at Anfield this weekend.

The 32-year-old picked up a muscular injury earlier this month, reasons he wasn't available for Newcastle United victory on Boxing Day.

And the Reds boss Jurgen Klopp confirms his assistant captain will be missing in action when they welcome the Gunners on Saturday.

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Milner has found the back of the net five times with two assists in 22 matches in all competitions this season.

Playing a key role in their unbeaten run in the English topflight this campaign as they hope to end their trophy drought for over three decades now.

During Friday's post match conference, Klopp said that: "Millie is Millie and that means he is again ahead of schedule. He had, yes, a little bit with the [hamstring] muscle.

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"He will not be available for tomorrow, that’s not possible, but hopefully the game after that he will be available again.

He added that: "Alberto trained for the first time really pain-free yesterday so he will probably be in contention. Dom Solanke has muscle problems and will not be involved.

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"Joe [Gomez] obviously not, and Joel [Matip] not. Both are doing well and making big steps but it will take some time.

Legit.ng recalls that Mohamed Salah handed Man of the Match award to James Milner after Liverpool's 4-0 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium earlier this month.

The Egyptian forward netted three times while Milner grabbed the fourth goal in his 500th appearances for the Reds.

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