Latest Liverpool news: Jordan Henderson and Virgil van Dijk to return on Saturday for pre-season
Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum and Trent Alexander-Arnold will report for testing after having an extended summer break.
The Reds play Bradford City after their clash against Tranmere Rovers on Thursday, and it will be interesting to see if any of these new arrivals play a part in the game on Sunday.
Liverpool are then off to the USA for their next phase of pre-season, and then it is a return to Europe before our Community Shield game against Manchester City.
Liverpool should have most of their players back for City clash
Our Brazilian pair of Alisson and Roberto Firmino should be back at Anfield by the end of July.
The pair won the Copa America with the national side but it wasn’t a great summer for Mohamed Salah.
The Egyptian had to deal with AFCON heartbreak as the Pharaohs were knocked out by South Africa.
Sadio Mane is still in the tournament as Senegal look to win it for the first time, and the former Southampton star is the only senior player who could be in action till mid July.
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The AFCON final is scheduled on 19 July, and Mane should be off for a