Glen Johnson Injury: Updates on Liverpool Star's Illness, Likely Return Date

Ben BlackmoreFeatured ColumnistNovember 4, 2013

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26:  Glen Johnson of Liverpool competes with Liam Ridgewell of West Bromwich Albion during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 26, 2013 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Liverpool hope to have Glen Johnson back in time for their Nov. 9 Premier League clash with Fulham after the right-back was sidelined by an unusual infection.

Johnson was forced to miss Liverpool’s 2-0 defeat at Arsenal when he complained of pain in his jaw and the right side of his face hours before kick-off:

#LFC have confirmed Glen Johnson misses today’s game with Arsenal due to illness

— Liverpool FC (@LFC) November 2, 2013