Liverpool v Napoli preview

03 November 2010 04:17
Team news for Thursday night's Europa League clash between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield, kick-off 8.05pm.[LNB] Defender Glen Johnson is set to make his return for the Group K tie at home to the Italian side after missing the last four matches with a thigh problem.[LNB]Manager Roy Hodgson has promised to field a strong side - although he refused to say whether Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres would play - having earned a creditable goalless draw in Italy a fortnight ago.[LNB]However, he is definitely missing Dirk Kuyt (ankle), Fabio Aurelio (groin) and Joe Cole (hamstring), while Daniel Agger has travelled to London to see a specialist about his calf injury.[LNB]Ryan Babel (rib) has trained but second-choice goalkeeper Brad Jones is absent tomorrow.[LNB]Liverpool (from): Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Krygiakos, Konchesky, Poulsen, Lucas, Gerrard, Rodriguez, Ngog, Jovanovic, Hansen, Spearing, Shelvey, Kelly, Babel, Eccleston.

Source: Team_Talk


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