LIVERPOOL -- Captain Jordan Henderson is in contention to end a three-month injury absence after urging Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to play him against Swansea on Sunday.
Henderson has not played since Aug. 17, initially because of a bruised heel and then because of a broken bone in his foot, but the midfielder is now back in full training and may face the Swans at Anfield.
Klopp is wary of risking Henderson too soon, but has no problems with his attitude.
The manager said: "Henderson wants to...
LIVERPOOL -- Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge must overcome the pain barrier to put his injury nightmares behind him, manager Jurgen Klopp says.
Klopp insists that Sturridge's latest setback -- a foot problem that forced him to miss Thursday's 2-1 Europa League victory over Bordeaux -- is not serious.
But the England international has missed all nine of the German's matches in charge of Liverpool, having been absent for more than a month with a bruised knee.
There is no guarantee that Sturridge,...