Liverpool were buoyed by the return of their remaining players on international duty at their training session on Thursday, as they step up preparations for the weekend clash with Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho's side take the short trip to Anfield on Saturday lunchtime as the Premier League picks up with a blockbuster fixture.

The likes of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino were among those to re-join team training at Melwood in the latest Reds workout - which our photographers captured in the gallery below.

Photos by John and Andrew Powell

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