Jürgen Klopp confirmed Philippe Coutinho "is fit enough" to be involved on Wednesday night after stepping up his recovery from injury.
Liverpool will continue to be without Philippe Coutinho and Joel Matip for Monday's trip to Sunderland.
Philippe Coutinho had been targeting a return on New Year's Eve when Liverpool take on Manchester City, but the Brazilian's ankle is still keeping him out of training and Jurgen Klopp categorized Coutinho's chances of returning for New Year's Eve as "very unlikely".
Philippe Coutinho reveals he is targeting a return against Man City on New Year’s Eve although Jürgen Klopp wouldn’t be drawn on whether the Brazilian star could be ready in time.
Philippe Coutinho sustained ligament damage to his ankle in Liverpool's win over Sunderland this past weekend and the midfielder is set to be sidelined for about six weeks.
Philippe Coutinho looks to be this weekend’s big casualty after he was stretchered off at Anfield on Saturday.
Jürgen Klopp admits Philippe Coutinho had a "little bit" of a problem but insists he did not take any risks with his Brazilian play maker.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp risked further injury to star attacker Philippe Coutinho on Saturday but to no avail against Southampton.
Sky Sports provided detail on the MRI Philippe Coutinho had yesterday, reporting that the scan was on a minor hamstring injury, but the midfielder has yet to be ruled out of contention for tomorrow's trip to Southampton.
Philippe Coutinho was spotted in hospital on Thursday, having undergone an MRI scan, putting the midfielder's availability this weekend in doubt.
Philippe Coutinho assisted on two of Liverpool's four goals at Selhurst Park including the winner.
Liverpool were in the ascendancy for the majority of the clash with West Brom at Anfield but should have converted more of their chances.
Liverpool dominated possession and shots but couldn't put one past David De Gea as the bitter rivals split the honors at Anfield on Monday.
Liverpool's dynamic duo of Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino found the net for the Brazilian national team in their 5-0 rout of Bolivia.