Two players to return to squad for Atlético Madrid clash on Wednesday night

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Liverpool should have Jordan Henderson and Andy Robertson both back in contention for a starting place against Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night, according to Jürgen Klopp.

The Reds were without both Henderson and Robertson for Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League win over Bournemouth at Anfield. Robertson was not risked after picking up a slight injury in training while Henderson was still recovering from the thigh problem he suffered in mid-February.

Liverpool are 1-0 down from the first leg in Spain so Wednesday night’s fixture is set to be an epic clash at Anfield. The more established, experienced first-teamers like Robertson and Henderson will be needed if Klopp’s side is to overturn the deficit on the night.

Speaking after Saturday’s Bournemouth game, Klopp gave the post-match press conference attendees an update on the statuses of Robertson and Henderson.

“Robbo should not be a problem; he only missed today [the Bournemouth game] pretty much.

“He finished the session yesterday [last Friday] and afterwards felt something, but it was then nothing in the end.

“Hendo was out, I don’t know exactly in this moment, but I think he will train tomorrow [Sunday]. If that looks good, I have to make a decision.

“For sure [it will be good to have him back] and some others as well.”

Liverpool have still never lost a two-legged European tie under Jürgen Klopp so confidence is high that The Reds can get the job done under the lights at Anfield on Wednesday.

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