No fresh injury worries for Rodgers ahead of West Brom clash

Liverpool will have the chance to close the gap between themselves and Premier League leaders Manchester City to four points when the take on West Bromwich Albion on Sunday afternoon.

With the three teams above them not playing until after their game at the Hawthorns, the Reds have a great chance to put pressure on their rivals should they be able to make amends for last season’s disappointment in the West Midlands.

The Baggies beat the Reds by three goals to nil in Brendan Rodgers’ first game in charge of the club on week one of last season, before eventually finishing one place, and twelve points behind them.

The Merseyside club remain without several first team players ahead of the game, with defenders Jose Enrique, Daniel Agger, Mamadou Sakho, Glen Johnson and Sebastien Coates and midfielders Lucas and Joe Allen all side-lined.

Meanwhile, as the transfer deadline approaches, Liverpool remain hopeful of agreeing a deal for Ukraine international Yehven Konoplyanka, according to the Mirror.

The winger has reportedly been offered a four-and-a-half year deal worth around £60k per week.

Finally, Reds striker Michael Ngoo has joined League One promotion hopefuls Walsall for the remained of the season, according to BBC Sport.

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