Some Liverpool fans react with Oxlade-Chamberlain set to miss most of next season

Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is stretchered off the pitch during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma at...

Liverpool have confirmed that Oxlade-Chamberlain could miss the majority of next season.

Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is stretchered off during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield stadium...

Liverpool have been dealt a massive injury blow ahead of 2018-19, with midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain set to miss a large chunk of the upcoming campaign.

The 24-year-old sustained multiple ligament damage during the first leg of the Champions League tie against AS Roma in April, and manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed to the club's official website that the new season for Chamberlain will be mainly about focusing on recovery and rehabilitation.

The England international underwent surgery a week after the injury, and the club and player knew all along that he was likely to miss the whole of next season.

However, Chamberlain requested that the timeframe of the lengthy layoff should not be revealed to the public, in order not to ruin the excitement of their impressive Champions League run.

Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain reacts after picking up an injury during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma at...

The former Arsenal man arrived at Anfield last summer for £35million, and hit the ground running at the club, scoring five goals and assisting eight others in 42 appearances across all competitions.

As expected, a lot of Liverpool fans are gutted by the news that Chamberlain will likely miss all of next season, and here is how some of them reacted on Twitter:

Liverpool's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (C) picks up an injury during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield...

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