The forward had to settle for a place on the bench against Napoli in midweek but came on and scored in the dying seconds, netting five goals in his last seven appearances for the club. He will hope that will be enough for him to start in north London, as Liverpool look to close the ten-point gap with Spurs in their penultimate Premier League game before the World Cup. James Milner has been ruled out of Sunday’s game with concussion protocols following his head injury against Napoli, with the 36-year-old due to return to non-contact training on Monday. “In the dressing room I spoke to him and he was 100 per cent fine, but when he came out into the spotlight he realized and we obviously took him off,” Jurgen Klopp said on Friday when discussing the concussion. by Milner. Read more “When you go through concussion protocols you are not available for the next game because you have to go through different stages. He’s fine, but it’s always like that, and rightly so. There is better news for Liverpool as Klopp has confirmed Jordan Henderson is available, and the Englishman is set to start in midfield alongside Thiago and Fabinho. Ibrahima Konate impressed against Napoli and could well retain his place in defense alongside Virgil van Dijk, with Joe Gomez potentially settling for a place on the bench and Joel Matip still out. Kostas Tsimikas also started midweek but will drop out with Andy Robertson set to return. Predicted Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Henderson; Firmino, Salah, Nunez. Not all news on the site expresses the views of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
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