The Liverpool goalkeeper is one of several players affected by the controversy between Premier League clubs, national teams and the British government.
Allison Baker called for a solution to the line that prevented the Liverpool goalkeeper from playing in Brazil’s recent 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Allison was one of the players who did not travel to South America for games against Chile, Argentina and Peru. Will have to, and therefore need to stay in quarantine for 10 days on return to the UK.
The issue escalated last weekend, with Brazilian FA as well as its counterparts in Chile, Paraguay and Mexico urging FIFA to implement a five-day rule. Which, of course, made the video an overnight sensation. The offer was withdrawn late Friday, allowing Allison & Co. to play.
What has been said?
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday before Liverpool’s Champions League clash with AC Milan, Allison was asked how he could prepare for Sunday’s Premier League game with Leeds. In view of the uncertainty.
He told reporters: “The way things are going in the world over the last two years, I think we are ready for everything. I think we have learned a lot from these difficult times that we are living. Are
“This week was no different. I wasn’t sure if I would play or not but I just had to make sure I was ready for the game. My preparation was like other matches, like other matches.
“I am really happy that all parties worked together – national teams, clubs, the Premier League and FIFA worked together to resolve the situation.
“I also trust the club, the Premier League, FIFA and the national teams and the government to find a solution for the next international break. This is something we should start talking about now.
What happens next?
the aim. Talks are underway between Premier League clubs, relevant national federations and FIFA, with two more rounds of international fixtures scheduled before the end of the year, it was revealed on Saturday.
Brazil’s next squad is set for Friday, and Liverpool want to avoid repeating last week’s situation. He has found a key ally in the Brazilian FA’s General Coordinator, Junino, and is keen to find a resolution that is appropriate for all parties.
FIFA has accused the British government of failing to exempt players traveling to red-listed countries from the mandatory 10-day quarantine period. The argument is that the teams that work the tough ‘bubble’ conditions should count in their favor. More conversations are expected.
On Monday, Championship club Blackburn confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Ben Breton Diaz with the Chilean FA, under which the strikers will be available for selection in their country’s first two fixtures so that the next Ben This amount should be limited before an early break in the international break. He will miss the club games due to quarantine.
For Premier League clubs, however, this is far from an ideal solution. Liverpool are already worried about the schedule in South America, with Brazil’s qualifier against Uruguay ending in less than 48 hours before the Reds face Watford in the Premier League. If Allison, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino called, they would surely remember the confrontation, even if the quarantine was granted.