Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp provides fitness update on key attacking duo

first_imgLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed striker Christian Benteke will return to the Reds’ squad for the trip to Chelsea on Saturday lunchtime.The Belgium international was rested for the Capital One Cup victory over Bournemouth because of a knee niggle but has trained since and will go back into the side.The Merseysiders will continue to be without Daniel Sturridge, however, who is still struggling with an unspecified knee injury.Defender Kolo Toure is out with a hamstring injury sustained in midweek, midfielder James Milner returns from suspension while forward Roberto Firmino is pushing for a starting spot.Provisional squad: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Can, Milner, Firmino, Lallana, Benteke, Bogdan, Lovren, Allen, Brannagan, Ibe, Coutinho, Origi, Randall, Teixeira.Jurgen Klopp: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho ‘is a nice guy…unless you’re a journalist or a referee!’Will Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea be the scourge of Liverpool again? 1 Christian Benteke and Daniel Sturridge last_img

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