Scotland’s Andy Robertson and Lawrence Shankland Injury Update

Scotland assistant John Carver reassured fans that captain Andy Robertson will be fine after a scare during training. Robertson went down on Monday morning, causing concerns among the coaching staff. With several key players already ruled out due to injuries, the last thing Scotland needed was to lose their captain ahead of the European Championship opener. However, Carver explained that it was just a precautionary measure and that Robertson will be back in training soon.

Carver stated, “It was a precaution really. The ball just caught his ankle but he will train tomorrow, he will be fine. Obviously at this stage we are going to be extra cautious. But he is ok, he is fine, and we look forward to him joining back in tomorrow.” This update would come as a relief to Scotland fans who are eagerly anticipating the start of the tournament.

In addition to Robertson’s scare, striker Lawrence Shankland was also absent from the training session due to a “niggle” he picked up in Scotland’s recent match against Finland. Carver explained, “Obviously he had quite a lot of game time in the two friendlies he played so we are just protecting him.” It seems like the coaching staff is taking a cautious approach with Shankland to ensure that he is fully fit for upcoming matches.

With the European Championship opener against the host nation looming, Scotland will be hoping to have both Robertson and Shankland back in full fitness. The team has already suffered from a string of injuries, and losing key players at this stage would be a major blow. Carver’s reassurances about Robertson’s condition and the decision to rest Shankland show that the coaching staff is taking the necessary steps to ensure the team’s success in the tournament.

Injuries are always a concern for teams heading into major tournaments. Scotland’s coaching staff is doing their best to manage the health and fitness of their players, including key figures like Robertson and Shankland. As the European Championship approaches, fans will be anxiously waiting for updates on the team’s condition and hoping for a smooth start to the competition.

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