Joe Allen looks set to miss the trip to the Britannia this weekend after the Wales international limped out of last Sundays’ friendly win over Swindon Town with barely 12 minutes on the clock.
Steven Gerrard's inexplicable red card and resulting ban should give Joe Allen a few more starts, with Lucas a potential option as well now that he is fit.
Liverpool have been handed a triple injury boost ahead of the Swansea City game as Joe Allen [hip], Steven Gerrard [hamstring] and Martin Skrtel [neck] are all expected to return in GW29.
Joe Allen faces a late-fitness test before Liverpool's week 19 match.
A knee injury sustained over the international break did not heal in time for Joe Allen to make the squad in Week 4, and Brendan Rodgers since has announced that the midfielder will remain out for a few weeks more.
Joe Allen recently returned from injury and started Liverpool's last game against Southampton in place of Raheem Sterling.
Joe Allen, who has been so important to Liverpool in Steven Gerrard's absence, will miss some time with an abductor strain he picked up against Chelsea.
Midfielder Joe Allen could be available to face Newcastle United this weekend after coming back from a variety of injuries.
Joe Allen tweaked his hamstring, Aly Cissokho took a knock to his ankle, and worst of all for Liverpool, Kolo Toure "overstretched his groin" according to Brendan Rodgers.