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.