Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara suffers fresh injury setback

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara suffers fresh injury setback after being ruled out of Spain’s upcoming Nations League games against Portugal, the Czech Republic and Switzerland

  • Midfielder was an injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final 
  • But he started and played 77 minutes of the 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid in Paris 
  • However, Thiago will not feature for La Roja in this month’s matches for Spain 

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of Spain’s upcoming Nations League games due to injury.

The 31-year-old was an injury doubt ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final, but he was passed fit to start and played 77 minutes of the 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid before being replaced by Roberto Firmino.

However, Thiago will not feature for La Roja in this month’s matches against Portugal, the Czech Republic and Switzerland.

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara (above) has suffered a leg muscle injury

The Spanish Football Federation reported that he had suffered a muscular injury to the back of his right leg.

Spain coach Luis Enrique will not be calling up a replacement for Thiago, who last started for his country 12 months ago. 

He will remain with the 24-man squad camp until after Thursday’s clash with Portugal in Seville. 

Thiago established himself as a regular name on the team sheet this season, having made 39 appearances across all competitions. 




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