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Liverpool have been handed a boost with the news that Philippe Coutinho is closing in on a return after undergoing a shoulder operation.
The Brazilian has not played since sustaining a injury during the 2-2 draw away at Swansea on September 16.
Though the game against West Brom may have come round too soon, Brendan Rodgers is looking forward to his comeback.
"He might just be short for this weekend," said Rodgers.
"I think, after the weekend, he'll be fine. He has got really good strength in his shoulder now, it's just getting him up to speed in training and joining the group."
He has re-joined training with the group. He's been on the field doing a lot of physical work and he has joined in with the team on a non-contact basis.
"He has been in the last couple of days and has looked brilliant to be honest, like he has never been away with his flow and fluency with the ball.
"His work has been excellent. It's great to see him back in and it's another quality player back for us.
"You always miss quality."
Source: Daily Express
Author: Daily Express Tagged:
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