Portugal’s Diogo Jota will miss the World Cup finals in Qatar due to injury.

PARIS, October 18 (Europe Press) –

Liverpool Football Club confirmed, on Tuesday, that Portuguese striker Diogo Jota suffers from a “very serious” calf injury that will keep him out of action for a few months, which means he will miss the World Cup finals in Qatar.

Jota left the field in the final minute of stoppage time in their 1-0 win over Manchester City at Anfield, meaning he will miss the Reds’ last eight games before the international break in November, as well as his country’s World Cup participation. Glass.

“After such a wonderful night at Anfield, I ended up in the worst possible way. One of my dreams collapsed at the last minute. I will be another support from outside and I will fight to get back as soon as possible,” the player explained on social media.

Hours ago, Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed the worst omens. “It’s a very serious injury. This is very sad news for us and for Portugal. The first diagnosis was clear. We have to take care of the players’ well-being, and we always do,” he said in the pre-match press conference against West Ham in the middle of the week.

Klopp has not provided a timetable for Jota’s return. It will have a huge impact. We can say now because it won’t be around for long; We are talking about a few months. We’ll see. I don’t want to put a number now because I still hope that in the middle of the rehabilitation period there will be a very positive development and that we can shorten the days, but that will be long.”

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The injury is the second in the 2022/23 season for Jota, who missed the opening weeks of the season with a hamstring injury.

“I think he knew when we took him off the field, when I spoke to him for a second. When I walked out, we bumped into each other after the match and he explained to me what happened. I think he knew at the time that it was dangerous and could have a huge impact on his World Cup dreams.” .

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