Trent Alexander-Arnold has upped his recovery from a recent hamstring injury but will miss out on Liverpool's Carabao Cup tie against Leicester City - while Thiago Alcantara is yet to return to training.
The 24-year-old has not featured for club or country since sustaining the injury in the closing stages of the 3-0 victory over Aston Villa on September 3. He later withdrew from England's squad for their matches against Ukraine and Scotland.
Since the resumption of club football, Alexander-Arnold has sat out of Liverpool's wins over Wolverhampton Wanderers, LASK and West Ham United, with the defender only fit enough to train individually at the club's AXA Training Centre last week.
However, the No.66 has now upped his bid to be fit for Liverpool's Premier League trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday by making a partial return to team training this week. According to assistant boss Pep Lijnders, though, he will be absent for Leicester's visit to Anfield on Wednesday.
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“Trent trained yesterday with us but it was just in the rondo and the ball possession with the counter-pressing, but he was outstanding," said Lijnders, speaking to liverpoolfc.com.
“You see him instantly, of course. He is with the team training, I am not sure if he will be ready, we will see today." Ljinders later added during his press conference: "Tomorrow comes too early for [Alexander-Arnold]."
Lijnders also provided an update on Thiago's return to full fitness, with the Spaniard having not featured for the Reds since April's 2-1 victory at West Ham United.
He said: "We've missed Thiago, no? He makes theRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk