Liverpool rock Martin Skrtel has reassured fans that he is “alright” despite leaving Sunday’s FA Cup clash with Blackburn Rovers in a neck brace.
Skrtel left the Anfield pitch on a stretcher early in the 0-0 draw after falling awkwardly following an aerial challenge with Rudy Gestede.
As he exited down the tunnel he gave a thumbs up to suggest that he was OK.
He has now revealed that he had wanted to stay on, but he was told not to by the Reds medical staff.
Using Instagram, Skrtel gave us an update late on Sunday night, as he prepared to jet off for a brief holiday with his wife and son…