Johnson to return for Liverpool against former club Chelsea

00:09 10 November 2012

Glenn Johnson in his days as a Chelsea player. Photo credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

Glenn Johnson in his days as a Chelsea player. Photo credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

England full-back Glen Johnson is set to return for Liverpool’s Premier League trip to his former club Chelsea after a hamstring injury.

Goalkeeper Jose Reina is also making good progress in his recovery from a similar problem and is not yet ruled out, although the following week’s clash with Wigan may be more realistic for the Spaniard.

Manager Brendan Rodgers is set to restore most of his first-choice line-up after resting a number of stars for Thursday’s Europa League clash against Anzhi Makhachkala in Moscow.

Provisional squad: Jones, Gulacsi, Reina, Wisdom, Agger, Skrtel, Coates, Carragher, Enrique, Johnson, Downing, Allen, Sahin, Gerrard, Shelvey, Henderson, Assaidi, Yesil, Suso, Suarez, Sterling.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Chelsea news

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint-Germain (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

There will be plenty of talent on the free agent market this summer. Here’s our team of the best players available.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Gianluigi Donnarumma of AC Milan   (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Chelsea scouts and goalkeepers are watching AC Milan stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Steve McClaren (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Newcastle boss hopes to have Jack Colback and Emmanuel Rivière back in his squad to face Chelsea on Saturday evening.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Ramires of Chelsea (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Ed Woodward believes Manchester United could sell some of their unwanted players to China this summer.

Friday, February 12, 2016
Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal will travel to the United States as part of their pre-season preparations in July, with two fixtures scheduled for Arsene Wenger’s men.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Read more
Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport