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Liverpool left-back Robertson: I'll be fit and ready for Chelsea

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson has promised he will be fit for Saturday's clash with Chelsea.

The Scotland captain has missed out on Liverpool's first two Premier League matches after injuring his ankle.

But Robertson has vowed to put himself up for selection for a blockbuster match at Anfield this weekend.

"I'm back in full training now. I fully trained on Friday, just one day before the game - maybe a bit ahead of schedule but I think the physios just wanted rid of me, to be honest!" Robertson told the club's website.

"Obviously I've been very lucky in my career that I've not had too many injuries and certainly not long-term injuries, and long may that continue. But yeah, I'm a nightmare when I'm injured and I want to get back out on the pitch as quickly as possible.

"For me, as soon as I did it and I got the scan results I said, 'I think Burnley is in my sights' and there was a couple of people who said, 'Yeah, you've got a chance' so I managed to cling on to them and a couple of people said I had no chance so I avoided them until it was more realistic!

"I tried my best, I tried everything. I was out running [and] I felt as if I could maybe have trained a day or two earlier but the experts we have at this club are excellent and I still needed to tick a couple of boxes, and luckily I did that on the Thursday. Then I fully trained with the team on the Friday.

"Obviously the gaffer put me on the bench, which was probably unexpected but I was happy. When you're at the game and everything is involved you just want [to be] on the pitch, but I think that was unrealistic yesterday [Saturday].

"Now I've trained today and I'll have a full week of training so let's see what happens against Chelsea. But I'll be ready, I'll be ready to play, and like I said I'll hopefully be fit for the rest of the season now."

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