Fernando Torres is ready to help Liverpool in Sunday's showdown against fourth-placed rivals Manchester City.
Reports in Spain suggest Liverpool's £21million record signing will be on the bench for the crucial Eastlands showdown after making a swift recovery from a knee injury.
Rafa Benitez will resist starting with Torres, amid fears of aggravating his injuryin a match that could have a considerable bearing on who finishesfourth in the Barclays Premier League and claims the final place innext season's Champions' League.
Team-mate Yossi Benayoun will have a late fitness test.
TheIsrael international has recovered from a broken rib which hassidelined him since January 13, but did not feature in Thursday's Europa League victory over Unirea Urziceni because of a back problem.
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