Fabinho to feature: Liverpool’s triple Brazilain boost vs Tottenham Hotspur

Fabinho to feature: Liverpool’s triple Brazilain boost vs Tottenham Hotspur

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Fabinho is expected to be named on the bench for Liverpool’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Mirror.

Roberto Firmino, Alisson Becker and Fabinho have returned from international duty in the United States in time to face Spurs.

With the game taking place at 1:30am BST on Wednesday, the Reds had concerns over when the trio would arrive back at Melwood.

Triple Brazilain boost vs Tottenham Hotspur

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – AUGUST 25: Alisson Becker of Liverpool looks on during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Anfield on August 25, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Fears were that the Reds’ Brazilian trio could miss Friday’s final training session due to the timing of Brazil’s clash with El Salvador.

The fixture took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning (UK time) with Brazil winning 5-0.

Goals from Neymar, Richarlison (2), Phillipe Coutinho and Marquinhos helped comfortably see off the 72nd-ranked team in the world.

However, Liverpool were facing a race against the clock to return their Samba stars to Melwood in time for training on Thursday.

The Merseyside club had a private jet deliver the trio home and all three successfully trained yesterday.

Fabinho to finally feature?

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 20: Fabinho of Liverpool arrives ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park on August 20, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Since his arrival from AS Monaco over the summer, Fabinho is yet to make a competitive appearance for Liverpool.

For games against Crystal Palace, Brighton and Hove Albion and Leicester City, the 25-year-old wasn’t even named in the squad.

Both the player and Jurgen Klopp have spoken about how he is still adjusting to life at Liverpool.

Tottenham’s double injury blow vs Liverpool

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates with teammate Harry Kane after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 11, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino has been handed two huge injury blows ahead of his side’s clash with Liverpool.

The Argentine will be without both Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris who are nursing injuries.

Alli has suffered a ‘minor muscle strain’, whilst Lloris is struggling with a thigh injury.


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September 14, 2018 at 03:49AM

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