Injury-hit Liverpool are expected to welcome back Fabinho for Sunday’s clash at home to Leicester City. The Brazilian midfielder is likely to be needed in defence for the visit of Brendan Rodgers’ side due to the depleted resources available in that area for Jurgen Klopp.
With Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez both out with long-term injuries, Joel Matip will retain his place in the side after making his own return from injury in the draw at Manchester City earlier this month.
Klopp confirmed that Fabinho had returned to full first-team training at his press conference on Friday, with the manager insisting that players usually need to take part in at least two sessions before being considered for selection. “Players have to train in the big