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Liverpool fans express their joy as reports suggest Alisson will face Manchester United

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Liverpool fans express their joy as reports suggest Alisson will face Manchester United

Liverpool fans have reacted with delight with reports (Telegraph) claiming goalkeeper Alisson is in line to return for this weekend’s clash with Manchester United.

The Brazilian stopper has been nursing a calf injury he sustained during the club’s first game of the season against Norwich City.

The 27-year-old has been hard at work in his recovery over the past few weeks, with summer signing Adrian deputising for the South American.

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The Spaniard has been largely excellent for the Reds between the sticks, but he is highly unlikely to keep his place in the side with Alisson’s quality undeniable.

Last term in his debut season, Alisson wowed with his commanding presence at the back, and his showings in the Champions League were colossal.

At the recent FIFA Best awards he scooped the Best Goalkeeper gong, and his return to full fitness is a major positive for Liverpool.

(Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Although Adrian has done well, the Reds have some potentially tricky fixtures coming up so Alisson being back fit is a big boost for the Premier League leaders.

Liverpool fans react

Some fans were sympathetic towards Adrian on Twitter, but largely the feeling is that of excitement for the return of a key player:

 

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