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Duo back for Reds, Origi out & GK linked with January exit – Liverpool FC Roundup

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Liverpool are preparing for the visit of Newcastle on Thursday – assuming no Covid-induced cancellations, with an increasing number of games worryingly following that trend.

 

Bobby and Curtis return to action

At last, two big players for the team are back on the road to full fitness!

Roberto Firmino is back in full training and “in contention” to feature against Newcastle, a particularly big boost for timing considering Divock Origi will still be missing from the forward line options.

Also back in training is Curtis Jones after his eye injury cleared up, though his was only a “partial session” so he’s not set to be involved against the Magpies.

With all the matches we’ve got coming up, including a League Cup quarter-final, having two creative attacking talents back who were very impressive when starting earlier in the campaign is a massive boost for the Reds.

 

Prepping for the rich relegation battlers

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 15, 2021: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp after the UEFA Champions League Group B Matchday 1 game between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Anfield. (Pic by UEFA)

 

Latest Liverpool FC news

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 8, 2021: Liverpool's goalkeeper Loris Karius during the pre-match warm-up before a pre-season friendly match between Liverpool FC and Athletic Club de Bilbao at Anfield. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

 

Latest Premier League chat

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 9, 2017: Manchester City's Sergio Aguero during the FA Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • Sergio Aguero has confirmed his immediate retirement due to a heart issue – that man was a monster goalscorer for an entire generation and we wish him well
  • Anthony Martial is on Atleti’s shortlist if they can do a swap deal, but it’s unconfirmed whether they want to swap him for an equally inept player of their own or perhaps just some soon-to-be-retired office staffer who offers nothing to the day-to-day impact of the team
  • Roman Abramovich is annoyed by Real Madrid trying to sign Antonio Rudiger, so to spite them is going to stop trying to re-sign Eden Hazard. That’ll teach them!

 

Tweet of the day and match of the night

“This city has two great teams – Liverpool and Liverpool reserves.”

Tonight’s late fixture is Arsenal vs West Ham and a battle of epic proportions for fourth, fifth, maybe sixth or potentially a typical late-season collapse into mid-table obscurity. West Ham‘s captain has played about eight minutes this season and Arsenal don’t even have one any more.

 

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