Gerrard set for surprise Liverpool return to boost Kop title challenge

18 February 2009 11:03
Comeback kid: Gerrard is sweating on a return to the Liverpool side after being sidelined through injury

Steven Gerrard is in line for a surprise return for Liverpool

on Sunday.

Gerrard, out since sustaining a hamstring injury in the FA Cup defeat at Everton

on February 4, had been targeted for a comeback in next Wednesday's Champions League tie at Real Madrid, but boss Rafa Benitez is hopeful his skipper could play in Sunday's home game with Manchester City


Benitez said: 'He's improving. Normally, he recovers quickly. Maybe he could be on the bench against City.'

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