LIVERPOOL v Unirea Urziceni: Too soon for Benayoun but Kyrgiakos is back

17 February 2010 04:05
Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun is unlikely to be risked for the visit of Unirea Urziceni in the Europa League on Thursday.[LNB]The Israeli has not played since breaking a rib more than a month ago in the FACup defeat by Reading and, although he has been training with the squad, he maybe held back for Sunday's match at Manchester City.[LNB] Case for the defence: Sotirios Kyrgiakos is available for Thursday's first leg[LNB]January signing Maxi Rodriguez is ineligible having already playedin Europe for Atletico Madrid but defender Sotirios Kyrgiakos,currently serving a domestic suspension that rules him out of the tripto Eastlands, is available.[LNB]Midfielder Alberto Aquilani is back after missing last Wednesday'sdefeat at Arsenal through illness and, although striker Fernando Torresis recovering well from a knee operation, he is not yet close to acomeback.[LNB]Provisional squad: Reina,Skrtel, Agger, Carragher, Kyrgiakos, Insua, Gerrard, Lucas, Aquilani,Riera, Ngog, Kuyt, Cavalieri, Pacheco, Spearing, Darby, Babel, Aurelio,Degen, Kelly.[LNB] Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez dismisses plans to introduce fourth place play-off in the Premier LeagueTough at the top: Liverpool winger Maxi relishes life in the Premier LeagueBenitez insists Torres and Benayoun will not be rushed back from injuryLIVERPOOL FC

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