Former Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom is in hospital after being stabbed and robbed during a street attack.
The defender of Derby County is in stable condition and should recover fully. He may be leaving the hospital within the next two days. Wisdom was attacked in Liverpool on Saturday.
The 27-year-old will not be available for the Derby’s Championship game against Preston North End in Deepdale on Wednesday evening.
Derby released a statement confirming the attack: “Andre Wisdom was the victim of an unprovoked assault and robbery. He suffered injuries that led him to hospitalization. The club will focus its efforts on supporting Andre and his family. “
Wisdom came through the Liverpool academy and made 14 appearances for their first team. He signed up for the Derby in 2017 after a series of loan spells in clubs including West Brom, Norwich and Red Bull Salzburg Salzburg.