14 Apr 2017

Confirmed Team News: €78m Liverpool duo out; massive 2-month injury blow; forgotten man available

Bar a massive late-season collapse, Liverpool are heading for a top-four finish for the first time since 2014, and head of the game, here is the confirmed team news.

* Sadio Mane is definitely out of the game. The £34m signing underwent surgery this week, and is expected to be out for at least two months.

* Klopp on Hendo:: “They are better, but not good enough for the weekend. With Jordan, it’s not a fixed time until he is back.

* Klopp on Lallana: "With Adam, after the Crystal Palace game, he will probably be in normal training and that means then [for Watford] he is in the squad or we can think about him then".

* Daniel Sturridge and Marko Grujic also trained all week, so they'll be in the frame for Sunday.

* After missing training earlier in the week, Emre Can is back in the fold, which suggests he's available for Sunday's game.

* In his pre-match press conference today, West Brom Tony Pulis confirmed that he has a fully-fit squad from which to choose.

Despite only one win in the last six games, West Brom remain in 8th place in the table, which is a superb showing for a team with comparatively inferior financial resources. That one victory came against Arsenal, though, so Liverpool will need to be wary.

Probable lineup (If Klopp goes with 3 at the back):

------------ Mignolet
--- Lovren -- Matip -- Klavan
Clyne ----------------------- Milner
-- Can ------ Lucas --- Wijnaldum
------------ Coutinho


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