Liverpool team news: Huge boost as Roberto Firmino trains ahead of Barcelona Champions League clash
Liverpool were handed a huge boost on the eve of their Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona as injury doubt Roberto Firmino trained with Jurgen Klopp’s squad.
There were fears the injury would rule the 27-year-old out Wednesday evening’s trip to Camp Nou, but he joined the rest of the squad as they held a training session in front of the media prior to travelling, raising hopes he’ll be fit to play.
Rumours of an injury scare concerning forward Mohamed Salah appeared wide of the mark as the Egyptian played a full part in training.
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In further good news for Klopp, Fabinho, the midfielder, was also involved during Tuesday’s session.
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Fabinho was not risked against Huddersfield after a blow to the head in the previous game.
Adam Lallana, who has been sidelined with a muscle problem, was not with the squad, however.
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Five-time champions Liverpool, who reached the final last year, are playing Barca in the semi-finals of a European competition for the third time but the first in the Champions League. The second leg takes place at Anfield next Tuesday.
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