Andre Wisdom, the former Liverpool defender was attacked on a street and was stabbed and robbed which led him to be hospitalized.
The defender is expected to make a complete recovery soon as he is in stable condition. Wisdom was attacked on Saturday at Liverpool, he was able to leave the hospital in the next to days.
At Deepdale for Derby’s Championship match against Preston North End on Wednesday the 27-year-old won’t be available.
Derby issued a statement that confirmed the attack: “Andre Wisdom was the victim of an unprovoked robbery and assault. He suffered injuries and he was taken to hospital. The club will concentrate on providing support to Andre and his family.”
Wisdom came through the academy at Liverpool and made 14 appearances for their first team. He signed for Derby in 2017, after a string of loan spells in clubs including West Brom, Norwich, and Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg.