Jürgen Klopp was taking no chances at Sunderland on Monday after replacing James Milner at half-time as a precaution.
James Milner has been in training for Liverpool this week and looks to return against Watford this weekend after missing last weekend's win over Crystal Palace.
James Milner was kept out of the squad for Liverpool's 2-4 win at Selhurst Park on Saturday as he dealt with an illness, allowing Alberto Moreno his first league start since the opening weekend.
James Milner is still providing plenty of production in many fantasy formats despite his reverese out-of-positioning at left back for Liverpool.
Liverpool's attack was dangerous for much of the match but they only could muster one goal courtesy of a James Milner spot kick and eventually settled for a 1-1 draw with Tottenham.
James Milner is training in full this week ahead of Liverpool's trip to Turf Moor and the versatile veteran is thought to be lining up at left back against the Clarets.
Liverpool midfielder James Milner has officially retired from international football with England after this summer's European championships.
Liverpool cruised to an emphatic 4-0 win over Barcelona at Wembley on Saturday, but the victory came at a cost, as injuries begin to mount at Anfield.
In a move that may well signal that he's going to start against Russia when Euro 2016 opens, James Milner has been handed a start in England's final friendly before the summer tournament.
James Milner has had a very productive week so far, notching two assists in the win over Stoke on Sunday and two more assists in a wild 4-3 win over Borussia Dortmund this evening.
James Milner made a rash challenge while on a yellow card and was sent off leaving his teammates with a difficult task that they ultimately accomplished.
James Milner played a part in each of Liverpool's first two goals as the Reds would go on to beat Manchester City 3-0, giving them some level of revenge for the loss against the same opponent just a few days ago in the Capital One Cup final.
James Milner will miss Liverpool's trip to Watford on Sunday with a calf issue and according to Jurgen Klopp, the midfielder has no timetable for return.
Liverpool weren't quite the attacking juggernauts who ripped apart Manchester City last week, but sound defending and a James Milner goal secured them three more points in a 1-0 win over Swansea City.