Phillipe Coutinho's groin strain, which kept him out of Liverpool's league match last weekend, continues to keep the midfielder's status in doubt as the Reds prepare for the Merseyside Derby.
Philippe Coutinho was at the center of an excellent Liverpool 4-0 win over Borussia Dortmund at Anfield with a goal and an assist.
Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League, with Philippe Coutinho hitting the winning goal.
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that Phillipe Coutinho will be fit to start against Fulham this weekend.
Phillipe Coutinho was a second half substitute for Liverpool against Arsenal on Saturday. His return gave Liverpool some impetus, but didn't lead to any goals as they lost 2-0.
Philippe Coutinho has been cleared to return Saturday after missing more than a month of action due to a shoulder surgery.
Philippe Coutinho is back in non-contact training at Liverpool, but likely won't be considered for this weekend's match against West Brom.
Coutinho could return to training this week after shoulder surgery last month. He may even be available this weekend to face Newcastle.
The shoulder injury sustained by Phillipe Coutinho in Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Swansea City Monday night will require surgery and will leave the midfielder out of action until late October according to Liverpool's official website.
The Brazilian schemer had neither a goal nor an assist but he was none-the-less productive for both his team and fantasy managers.
Liverpool are expected to bid 30 million pounds for Anzhi and Brazil's attacking midfielder Willian.
Brendan Rodgers admitted that Coutinho's best position is central, but that he'll play out wide until new signings allow for a switch.
Shaktar Donetsk's star attacking midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, will, as expected, be signing for Borussia Dortmund.
Liverpool look set to add young, attacking wide-man Christian Atsu after the club made "a significant breakthrough in negotiations" with Atsu's current club, Porto.