Liverpool stepped up their preparations for the Champions League meeting with Salzburg during a training session at Melwood on Tuesday afternoon.

The Reds host the Austrian side - Group E's early pace-setters - at Anfield on Wednesday as they continue their defence of the trophy.

A portion of their workout on the eve of the game was open to the media, and our photographers were there to provide the gallery below.

Photos by John and Andrew Powell

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