Fit-again Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain states it’d”be amazing” to perform a role in the Champions League showdown with Tottenham Hotspurs, having missed last season’s final through injury.
The 25-year old sustained a severe knee injury at the semi-final initial leg from Roma, a difficulty which ruled him out of the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid a month afterwards and sidelined him for 12 weeks in total.
Having left his comeback in 2 substitute appearances amounting to only 20 moments, the 25-year old is hoping he has to compensate for missing last year.
He can, at least, be ensured a spot on the bench for the battle against Tottenham on June 1 at the Wanda Metropolitano because of change in regulations implies clubs could name 12 replacements for UEFA’s showpiece finals.
“I was not able to have plenty of moments (on his return) but that I was pleased to come back,” he told the club’s official site.
“Dreams are made from possibly having a role to play in Madrid, but it is not about me it’s about making sure what’s about the pitch does the job for the club and for your group.
“When I could be involved, this could be great, but only to be about it and be healthy and fit is excellent for me too at the moment.
“Sometimes it has been a bit annoying as well since you believe you’re back and then continue with those boys following the long season they have had and also the intensity they train , coming back in a year (outside ) it isn’t really simple and you pick up small things on the way.
“It has been a different tiny journey for me the previous part, but it has been very exciting to be in and about the group and in fact to possibly have some role in the closing, but only to participate is fantastic for me.
“Later’crutching’ my way round the pitch this past year, it is wonderful to be in this circumstance!”
Liverpool have appreciated a scintillating form in the domestic league and Champions League despite missing from on the Premier League trophy in the past afternoon of the Premier League fixture, dropping to Manchester City with some stage.
They seem to bounce back and prevent a Champions League final terror experienced last year from the Galacticos.
Tottenham will nevertheless not be a simple task with the yield of Harry Kane in the accident 2016/17 PL top scorer.