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Kelleher denied shot at dream Eire debut on account of damage


Caoimhin Kelleher has misplaced the possibility to make his senior Eire debut this month after being withdrawn from Stephen Kenny’s squad on account of a persistent abdomen muscle tear damage.

The 22-year-old had been anticipated to be handed Eire’s No. 1 jersey for his or her three World Cup qualifiers in March towards Serbia, Luxembourg and Qatar.

It will have capped off a memorable three months for the Cork native after making his Premier League and Champions League bows for Liverpool again in December.

Nevertheless, whereas Kenny had named Kelleher in his 29-man squad and hoped that he had overcome the belly damage which has stored him sidelined for eight of Liverpool’s final 9 video games, he has now returned to Merseyside.

Eire confirmed the information on Sunday simply three days out from their opening recreation.

Kelleher had been in line to make his senior debut as common No. 1 Darren Randolph is sidelined with hip and thigh points, which left the door ajar.

However his ongoing damage had one other factor in thoughts and he’ll now proceed his restoration again in Liverpool, which means Rochdale’s Gavin Bazunu, on mortgage from Man Metropolis, is predicted to get the nod.

Will probably be bitterly disappointing for Kelleher after what has been a memorable season to this point for the 22-year-old after elevating himself to second-choice ‘keeper underneath Jurgen Klopp.

The hope now can be that an additional 11 days within the remedy room can see him make his return to Liverpool’s matchday squad towards Arsenal.


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