Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is preparing for a return to action in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Melwood this week, according to ESPN FC.
He will play alongside a Liverpool team comprised of youngsters and players who are not on international duty, such as Mohamed Salah, Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, while their opponents are yet to be decided.
The England international has missed the opening three months of the season after sustaining a thigh injury in a pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich.
Jurgen Klopp has already confirmed he plans on using the 29-year-old after the international break, when Liverpool host Adam Lallana’s former club Southampton.
The Reds will keep a close eye on Adam Lallana’s progress as well as Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho’s international endeavours.
The former made a surprise return from a hamstring injury in the 4-1 win over West Ham, appearing to be not quite 100%, while the latter’s thigh injury that has kept him out of Liverpool’s last three matches.