Liverpool secured an emphatic win for the third game in succession, this time putting five past a sorry Tottenham Hotspur side in a game that turned out to be Andre Villas Boas’ last in charge of the North London side.
Luis Suarez was again in fine form for the Reds, having a hand in all five of their goals.
Liverpool will be keen to keep pressure on Premier League leaders Arsenal as they travel to the Gunners’ North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon.
The Reds go in to the weekend five points off Arsene Wenger’s men who travel to Manchester City and joint on points with third place Chelsea who host Crystal Palace.
Steven Gerrard has been ruled out for up to six weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in Saturday’s 4-1 win over West Ham United, according to Sky Sports.
The 33 year old, who has appeared in all fifteen of the Reds’ league game so far this season, underwent a scan on Monday afternoon which confirmed that he will be out for at least a month.
Liverpool moved up to second place in the Premier League after beating West Ham United 4-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
Guy Demel turned into his own net to give the Reds the lead three minutes before break, before Mamadou Sakho doubled their advantage with his first goal for the club two minutes after the restart.
Liverpool duo Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are both set to be recalled to the England line-up for tomorrow evening’s clash with Germany at Wembley.
The pair both missed Friday’s 2-0 defeat to Chile with Gerrard struggling with a hip injury and Sturridge still having not fully recovered from a thigh problem.
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.
Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom has completed his loan move to Championship side Derby County, Sky Sports understands.
The England U21 captain has joined up with Steve McClaren’s men until the end of the season, and is line to make his debut against Birmingham City on Saturday.
Luis Suarez is available for this evening’s Capital One Cup third round tie with Manchester United after completing his ten match suspension.
The Uruguay international, who has four goals in this competition so far, has not featured competitively for the club since the 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Anfield back in April, where the incident that led to his ban took place.Daniel Agger will face a late fitness test ahead of the game but Glen Johnson, Joe Allen and Philippe Coutinho are all side-lined through injury.
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Liverpool will be looking to secure back to back victories in the Premier League with victory over Aston Villa in Saturday’s late kick-off.
The Reds could hand a debut to defender Aly Cissokho, who completed his loan move from Valencia earlier this week, though Sebastian Coates has been ruled out for the majority of the season, and Luis Suarez continues his suspension.
Liverpool have unveiled Aly Cissokho at Anfield after the defender completed his loan move from Valencia.
The Mail Online has reported that the 25 year old is raring to go after signing for, what he described, as a ‘really legendary club.’