Gerrard set to face Germany

Steven Gerrard will play through the pain against Germany after receiving an injection for his troublesome hip, the Metro understands.

The Reds skipper will sit out of tomorrow evening’s clash with Chile, but is keen to face Joachim Low’s side, and draw level with World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore on 108 international caps in the process.

The 33 year old has played in all eleven of Liverpool’s league games so far this season, and his next will be his 450th for the club.

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard is set to wear the captain’s armband for the Three Lions tomorrow evening in Gerrard’s absence.

Meanwhile, Luis Alberto is demanding more playing time with the club, according the Metro.

The midfielder has made just one start for the club since signing from Sevilla in the summer, will he has amassed just seventy-seven minutes of game time across five substitute appearances in the Premier League.

Elsewhere, Porto’s Jackson Martinez has issued a come and get me plea to a number of Premier League clubs who are interested in securing his services, the Mirror understands.

Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea are reportedly keen on bringing in the striker, who has ten goals in fifteen club appearances this season.

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