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

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

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.

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“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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