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Borini returns as host of LFC youngsters get chance in Dublin friendly

Fabio Borini returns to action for Liverpool tonight as they play a post-season friendly against Shamrock Rovers.

DUBLIN, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - Saturday, August 10, 2013: Liverpool supporters sing 'You'll Never Walk Alone' before a preseason friendly match against Glasgow Celtic at the Aviva Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Borini is in the squad after his season loan to Sunderland where he impressed for The Black Cats.

Also back is winger Jordon Ibe who spent the latter stages of the season on loan at Birmingham City.

There are no World Cup players involved for Brendan Rodgers’ side, meaning Skrtel, Agger, Lucas, Allen and Coutinho are the only regular first-team players in the squad.

Youngsters including Jack Dunn, Jordan Lussey, Ryan McLaughlin, Brad Smith and Joao Carlos Teixeira are expected to be involved.

Kick off in Dublin tonight is 5:30pm, the match is live on LFCTVGO and BT Sport. Liverpool will be wearing their new yellow away kit for the match.

LFC Squad vs Shamrock Rovers: Agger, Allen, Aspas, Borini, Brannagan, Coady, Coutinho, Dunn, Ibe, Jones, Kelly, Lussey, McLaughlin, Paez, Peterson, Lucas, Randall, Skrtel, Smith, Trickett Smith, Teixeira, Ward, Williams.

Possible starting XI: Jones, McLaughlin, Skrtel, Agger, Smith, Lucas, Allen, Coutinho, Borini, Aspas, Teixeira.

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