Arsenal given Premier League title boost as Liverpool hit by double injury blow

Liverpool suffered two fresh injury blows in their 1-0 Carabao Cup final win over Chelsea
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Arsenal have received a Premier League title boost after Liverpool were dealt more crushing injury news.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have been decimated by injuries in recent weeks, with 10 first-team players missing the Carabao Cup final. Stars such as Mohamed Salah, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dominik Szoboszlai and Darwin Nunez watched on as a youthful Reds side edged out Chelsea in extra time.

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But the Reds were dealt fresh blows as Ryan Gravenberch and Wataru Endo face spells on the sidelines. In the first half, Gravenberch was stretchered off following a rash challenge from Moises Caicedo.

Liverpool supporters were furious as the £115million man went unpunished by referee Chris Kavanagh and VAR. He could be seen among the post-match celebrations on crutches, with Klopp fearing a potential break.

Likewise, Endo also left Wembley in a protective boot despite playing the entire 120 minutes. The Japanese star took a blow to his ankle during the final and Klopp joked he had “the stiffest leg ever” after the 1-0 win.

A double injury blow hands Arsenal - as well as Manchester City - an advantage in the title race. As it stands, Liverpool sit one point clear at the top of the Premier League.

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They are set to face Man City on March 10, with their treatment table in a race against time to make the clash. Arsenal - who sit two points behind the league leaders - are not directly affected by Liverpool’s injury woes as they have already faced the Reds twice.