‘He will not be ready for tomorrow’ – Klopp shares Liverpool fitness update on three stars ahead of Newcastle trip

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Jurgen Klopp confirmed that Kostas Tsimikas returned to team training yesterday, with Curtis Jones potentially set to feature today.

This comes courtesy of a tweet from Neil Jones, with Bobby Firmino set to face some further time spent on the sidelines as his injury struggles continue.

The Merseysiders did manage to rotate some of their options during the 2-0 Champions League victory over Villarreal midweek, which could pay dividends for the side ahead of a trip to Newcastle.

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As things stand, we have more than enough firepower to carry us through the next handful of games or so, as was well-demonstrated by Divock Origi’s superb cameo appearance against Everton in the Merseyside derby.

Ideally, nonetheless, we’d like to see the Brazilian international back available in the squad as soon as is possible given his importance as a rotational option – not to mention the value of his link-up play.

For the moment, we’ll just have to content ourselves with a world-class array of options in Mo Salah and Co.

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