Coutinho back for Reds

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has recovered from the knee problem as Liverpool prepare to take on Sunderland on Saturday.

Coutinho back for Reds

Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has recovered from the knee problem as Liverpool prepare to take on Sunderland on Saturday.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard could find himself rested again.

With Tuesday's must-win Champions League encounter at home to Basle followed by a trip to Manchester United, manager Brendan Rodgers may choose to give the 34-year-old another break.

Left-back Jose Enrique could come back in as his game time is also being managed after a knee operation.

Provisional squad: Mignolet, Johnson, Toure, Skrtel, Enrique, Lucas, Henderson, Allen, Lallana, Sterling, Lambert, Jones, Manquillo, Lovren, Moreno, Gerrard, Can, Coutinho, Markovic, Borini.

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