Liverpool first-team player reportedly returns to training

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At the backend of August, Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino injured his hamstring against Chelsea at Anfield.

The Brazilian has not played for the Reds since. However, Firmino has returned to training this week, according to the club’s official website, as cited by Watch LFC’s Twitter account.

Liverpool assistant coach Pep Lijnders has confirmed that the 29-year-old won’t take part in the club’s League Cup clash against Norwich City at Carrow Road tonight.

Lijnders said that the game has come too soon for Firmino.

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It is great to hear that Firmino has recovered from his injury. The striker certainly adds quality and depth to Liverpool’s forward line.

Firmino has scored 88 goals and registered 69 assists in 295 appearances for the club’s first-team.

The Brazilian had a solid start to the 2021-22 campaign before injuring his hamstring. Firmino averaged a WhoScored player rating of 6.72 in the opening three matches of the new Premier League season.

It will be good to see the 29-year-old back out on the pitch.

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