Liverpool FC News Recap: Robertson injury update, The Best votes & unmatchable Mbappe offer

Andy Robertson has shared a positive update as he nears a return from the injury that has kept him out of action for the last three months.

The left back suffered a dislocated shoulder in Scotland's defeat to Spain during the October international break.

Speaking recently, assistant manager Pep Lijnders revealed that Robertson was on track in his recovery, tipping the defender for a return to team training at the end of the month.

Now, Robertson has shared photos of himself training in Dubai as he steps up his rehab.


Liverpool stars help deny Man City win in The Best FIFA awards

FIFA's annual The Best award ceremony took place on Monday night in London, with Lionel Messi winning the gong for Men's Player.

There was no representation for Liverpool players on the night after a silverware-free 12 months for the Reds.

However, several of Jurgen Klopp's squad did play their part in crowing the winners, with national team captains among the voting contingent.

Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands), Mohamed Salah (Egypt), Andy Robertson (Scotland) and Dominik Szoboszlai (Hungary) all got to submit their top three player picks as captains of their countries.

Interestingly, three out of the four Liverpool stars named Messi as their number one choice, with only one going for Premier League rival Haaland.


Mbappe offered 'pyramids of Egypt' to stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to offer Kylian Mbappe a salary no other club can compete with in order to keep him at the club, amid interest from Real Madrid and Liverpool.

The 25-year-old superstar is now into the final six months of his PSG deal and, as such, can discuss terms with foreign suitors over a summer deal, should he wish.

According to RMC Sport journalist Daniel Riolo, Mbappe has been offered an 'unmatchable' deal worth €100m a year if he renews his contract.

Riolo said: "On the one hand, we have an offer for him to extend, which is ancient Rome, ancient Greece, and the pyramids of Egypt given to a player. Something never seen before which will far exceed €100m per season."


Curtis Jones' development hailed

Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders has heaped praise on Curtis Jones, claiming the midfielder 'always shows up' for the Reds.

Curtis Jones, Liverpool vs Fulham - Propaganda

Curtis Jones, Liverpool vs Fulham - Propaganda

The 22-year-old has excelled for Liverpool this season, putting in high-calibre performances week after week in a variety of competitions

Assistant manager Lijnders has been full of praise for the Scouser, saying: "I have to say, his development goes hand in hand with the development the team went through, already since the end of last year.

"He always shows up, he’s this player who really leads with the ball and without the ball."


Pressure on Salah of crunch AFCON tie

Mohamed Salah's quest for international success with Egypt puts him and his team after pressure, amid a stuttering start to the Africa Cup of Nations, says Jay-Jay Okocha.

After a disappointing 2-2 draw with Mozambique in their tournament opener, the Pharaohs face continental heavyweights Ghana on Thursday – with the match now an all-important one for both sides.

Speaking after the first round of fixtures, Nigeria legend and former Premier League star Okocha claimed that Salah and Egypt are "under pressure", but have an advantage ahead of their next game.


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