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Liverpool trio set to return against Chelsea

The Liverpool trio of Allison, Fabinho and Diogo Jota are all expected to return against Chelsea.

The three of all been out of action for various times and due to various reasons.

Allison missed the 2-0 away win against Sheffield United, following the tragic death of his father last week.

Whereas, Fabinho has been out of action since the 4-1 defeat to runaway leaders Manchester City. The Brazilian suffered a muscle injury, likely caused by overplaying, due to Liverpool’s centre-back crisis.

Editor’s picks:

Jota, is the least likely to feature.

The Portuguese summer signing was injured in December against FC Midtjylland in the Champions League, and recently returned to training.

The forward is now however suffering from an illness, which could jeopardise his return.

What’s been said?

Jurgen Klopp commented: “Ali trained for the full week and yes we should expect that he is able to return.

Liverpool will be boosted by the return of Fabinho. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

“Fab has now five or six sessions in his legs. We have to make a decision how we deal with that, but it looks good. He is ready for the squad for sure.”

Concerning Jota, Klopp said: “And Diogo had a little stomach problem. He trained yesterday, only for a little bit.

“We got the message this morning that he feels better again, so we will see what we can do with that.

“As I said before, Diogo was doing exceptionally well but then unfortunately he got ill overnight [before the Sheffield United game].”

With these three key returns on the horizon for Liverpool, can the put their top four bid back on track?

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