Liverpool dealt blow in race for Champions League as Darwin Nunez pulls out of Uruguay squad with mystery injury

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DARWIN NUNEZ has been pressured to withdraw from the Uruguay squad because of damage which might prove pricey for Liverpool’s Champions League qualification hopes.

The South American forward has been an enormous part of Jurgen Klopp’s aspect this season since his £85million move from Benfica in the summertime.

Darwin Nunez is Liverpool’s second prime scorer in all competitions this season with only Mohamed Salah netting more

He has managed eight objectives and three assists in 20 league appearances this marketing campaign.

His contribution to the aspect might be over although, because the Uruguay national staff confirmed on social media that he has needed to withdraw from the squad with damage forward of the worldwide break.

The Sky Blue are getting ready to face each Japan and South Korea in friendly fixtures over the coming weeks.

Though the extent of his damage isn’t presently recognized will probably be a priority to Reds followers that he might have a stint on the sidelines.

Liverpool have been struggling to succeed in their traditional high requirements this season and at present sit in sixth place in the Premier League, seven points off the Champions League locations.

Ending within the prime four can be their only hope of qualification into Europe’s most prestigious competition after they have been knocked out of the Champions League final 16 following a 6-2 aggregate thrashing against Real Madrid.

Klopp’s aspect have a troublesome run of fixtures ahead as they face Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal of their next three video games.

The information of Nunez’s damage is available in the same week that the Merseyside club came upon that Stefan Bajcetic would miss the rest of the season with a thigh injury.

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They've also been without star man Luis Diaz since September and struggled to take care of a gentle squad.

This season Liverpool have been a far cry from their sides of current years that pushed Manchester Metropolis up to now and achieved Premier League and Champions League success.