Torres in line to face Gunners

Striker Fernando Torres is in contention for a place in the Liverpool squad to face Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday (kick-off 4pm).

Last Updated: 13/08/10 at 14:56

Torres: Could feature

Torres: Could feature

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The Spain international sustained an adductor injury in their World Cup final victory but has made good progress in his rehabilitation and could feature in the Premier League opener.

Wantaway midfielder Javier Mascherano could also play as the club have not received any bids for the Argentina captain, who has impressed Hodgson with his attitude in training.

The match may be too early for Christian Poulsen, who only signed on Thursday.

Liverpool (from): Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Agger, Aurelio, Lucas, Mascherano, Gerrard, Kuyt, Cole, Jovanovic, Torres, Babel, Cavalieri, Kyrgiakos, Rodriguez, Kelly, Pacheco, Aquilani, Poulsen.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle  
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  
C Palace v West Ham  
Southampton v West Brom  
Swansea v Burnley  
17:30
Everton v Arsenal  
Sunday, 24 August 2014
13:30
Hull City v Stoke  
Tottenham v QPR  
16:00
S'land v Man Utd  
Monday, 25 August 2014
20:00
Man City v Liverpool  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 1 2 3
2 Man City 1 2 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 3
4 Liverpool 1 1 3
5 Swansea 1 1 3
6 A Villa 1 1 3
7 Hull City 1 1 3
8 Tottenham 1 1 3
9 Everton 1 0 1
10 Leicester 1 0 1
11 S'land 1 0 1
12 West Brom 1 0 1
13 C Palace 1 -1 0
14 Man Utd 1 -1 0
15 Southampton 1 -1 0
16 QPR 1 -1 0
17 Stoke 1 -1 0
18 West Ham 1 -1 0
19 Burnley 1 -2 0
20 Newcastle 1 -2 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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