Friday 31 October 2014

Brendan Rodgers: Coutinho in line to return for Arsenal clash

Published 31/10/2013 | 15:23

Philippe Coutinho faces a spell on the sidelines
Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is in line for a return to action for his side's top of the table clash against Premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday.

The 21-year-old Brazilian needed surgery on his shoulder following a challenge with Swansea City's Ashley Williams in mid-September.

"He's been given the all clear by the specialist to come in," manager Brendan Rodgers told reporters at a news conference today.

"He's been training for the last few weeks, so he'll come back into the squad."

Left back Jose Enrique is a doubt, however, having missed the draw against Newcastle United and the win over West Bromwich Albion with a knee injury.

Liverpool are third in the league with 20 points, two behind Arsenal and level on points with Chelsea.


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