Roberto Firmino, Fabinho and Mohamed Salah were both spotted at the club’s Melwood training ground amid claims both could miss the Barcelona game.

There were unfounded rumours doing the rounds on social media this week that claimed Mohamed Salah was injured and would miss the trip to Camp Nou.

The Egyptian, however, was spotted in training alongside Roberto Firmino by the London Evening Standard’s David Lynch, who posted on Twitter that the rumours could purely be due to ‘scaremongering’ tactics.

Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.

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Liverpool will need both forwards fit and firing in Spain to have any chance of progressing to the final of the Champions League.

The game tomorrow night in Catalonia isn’t ‘do or die’ but if one side can take advantage it will determine the approach each team will take in the second leg at Anfield.

Klopp will have told his players of the importance of scoring at least one away goal to make the return leg all that trickier for Ernesto Valverde’s men.


Lynch also responded to a fan asking if Fabinho was in attendance after the Brazilian missed the 5-0 win over Huddersfield.

He suffered a clash of heads with Zahore in Cardiff but should be fit to face Barcelona tomorrow night.

Fabinho has asserted himself as one of the most important players under Klopp this season.


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Klopp could win his first piece of silverware with Liverpool this season if he can outsmart Ernesto Valverde in the semifinals to reach the showpiece in Madrid at the end of May.

It would be entirely deserved as his side has been exciting to watch, brilliant in attack and defence and playing a brand of football that is incredibly hard to beat.

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