Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the Community Shield clash with FA Cup winners Arsenal due to a knee injury, the Premier League champions' manager Jurgen Klopp said on Friday.
Liverpool have turned the title race into a procession and the runaway leaders saw off struggling West Ham to make it a remarkable 23 victories from 24 league games this season.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored twice in Liverpool's 4-1 Champions League win over Genk in Belgium on Wednesday.
Liverpool face Spanish side Sevilla on Sunday at Boston's Fenway Park baseball stadium in the second game of their three-match US tour.
England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss the FIFA World Cup this summer after injuring a knee during Liverpool's Champions League clash against Roma.
Oxlade-Chamberlain is believed to have turned down a new contract offer from Arsenal and an approach from champions Chelsea, both of whom were reported to have offered him higher wages than Liverpool.
The transfer window shuts in England at 11pm BST on Thursday, August 31.
Oxlade-Chamberlain is currently on England duty and is expected to undergo a medical at St George's Park on Wednesday evening before signing a reported six-year contract with Liverpool.
The Independent claims Chelsea will part with 35million pounds (USD 45.2m, 37.7m euros)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has not played since injuring his knee in the Champions League defeat to Barcelona on February 23.
Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) Walcott (calf) suffered injuries during their their 0-3 loss to Sheffield Wednesday during a League Cup contest at the Hillsborough Stadium.
Ross Barkley, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and an own goal by Lithuania goalkeeper Giedrius Arlauskis helped England score a 3-0 win and complete 10 wins out of 10 in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain netted the all-important goal in his side's 1-0 victory over bitter rivals Chelsea in the Community Shield
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain suffered a hamstring injury during the second half of Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win at Manchester United on Monday.
With Therri Henry hanging up his boots, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been following other notable football personalities to improve his game, like Dutch medio Wesley Sneijder who has certainly caught the 21-year-old's eye.
Alexis Sanchez's last-gasp goal for Arsenal helped the team defeat Southampton in a recent English Premier League match.
Tottenham forward Erik Lamela failed to clear in the 74th minute and the ball ricocheted around the penalty area before falling to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who lashed the ball in from close range for an Arsenal equaliser. Lamela put his face in his hands after the goal in the north London derby, whose result leaves Spurs winless in four matches.
The allegations centred on a chant by a section of the England crowd that suggested the Ferdinand brothers should be burned on a bonfire. It has been suggested the song had racist overtones because QPR defender Anton Ferdinand was the target of racist abuse from Chelsea's former England captain John Terry last season.