Salah trains to boost Liverpool ahead of Man City game

ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 10, 2018 08:52 AM
Salah trains to boost Liverpool ahead of Man City game
FILE - In this Saturday, March, 31, 2018 file photo, Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park stadium in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool's hopes of having Mohamed Salah available for its Champions League quarterfinal second leg against Manchester City were boosted when the forward took part in training on Monday.

Last week, the Egypt international came off because of a groin injury in the second half of Liverpool's 3-0 victory in the first leg at Anfield. He was then ruled out of the 0-0 draw with Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Asked about Salah's availability for Tuesday's game at Etihad Stadium, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said before training he was "not sure 100 percent" and he would make a late decision.

Salah has 38 goals in all competitions in his first season at Liverpool.

Klopp is without two midfielders for the game, with Emre Can injured and Jordan Henderson suspended.

Georginio Wijnaldum is set to be deployed in the holding role.

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