Derby County's Andre Wisdom stabbed and robbed while visiting relative in Liverpool
The 27-year-old, who came through the academy at Liverpool, was attacked in Toxteth after getting out of his car as he visited a relative, as first reported by The Sun.
The incident occurred hours after Wisdom had featured for Derby on Saturday in a 2-1 victory over Championship rivals Reading.
He is understood to be in a stable condition in hospital and expected to make a full recovery.
A Derby County statement said: "Andre Wisdom has been the victim of an unprovoked assault and robbery.
"He sustained injuries which resulted in him being admitted to hospital."
Get well soon, Wis.