Liverpool v Napoli preview

Date published: Monday 24th August 2015 2:07

Liverpool v Napoli preview

Defender Glen Johnson is set to make his return for the Group K tie at home to the Italian side after missing the last four matches with a thigh problem.
Manager Roy Hodgson has promised to field a strong side – although he refused to say whether Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres would play – having earned a creditable goalless draw in Italy a fortnight ago.
However, he is definitely missing Dirk Kuyt (ankle), Fabio Aurelio (groin) and Joe Cole (hamstring), while Daniel Agger has travelled to London to see a specialist about his calf injury.
Ryan Babel (rib) has trained but second-choice goalkeeper Brad Jones is absent tomorrow.
Liverpool (from): Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Krygiakos, Konchesky, Poulsen, Lucas, Gerrard, Rodriguez, Ngog, Jovanovic, Hansen, Spearing, Shelvey, Kelly, Babel, Eccleston.

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