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Liverpool v Burnley: Early team news for Reds

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is back in training after a hamstring injury but is unlikely to return for Wednesday’s Barclays Premier League visit of Burnley.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, September 15, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard during training at Melwood ahead of their opening UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Winger Jordon Ibe is expected to be sidelined until the end of the month with the knee injury suffered in the Europa League loss at Besiktas last week.

Central defender Mamadou Sakho is close to a return after a hip injury and full-back Glen Johnson should be back in contention after illness.

Provisional squad: Mignolet, Ward, Sakho, Can, Skrtel, Lovren, Toure, Johnson, Williams, Markovic, Henderson, Allen, Moreno, Sterling, Lallana, Coutinho, Sturridge, Borini, Balotelli, Lambert.

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