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Gerrard’s Liverpool return, 13 internationals & Jota decision – Latest LFC News



Gerrard’s return to Liverpool, 13 caps and Jota decision – LFC Latest News

The Reds haven’t had a game for a

while, but there’s still plenty of Liverpool news to hear ahead of the weekend.

Missions abroad confirmed

13 senior Liverpoolers are without a game on international duty this weekend after a break.

Curtis Jones has surprisingly been called up for England Under-21 as the midfielder played just 55 minutes in 2023.

He joins Harvey Elliott in Lee Carsley’s squad, which will face France on March 25 and Croatia on March 28 in friendlies ahead of the European Under-21 Championship this summer.

The call-ups of Diogo Jota, Virgil van Dijk and Cody Gakpo have also been confirmed as their names have been added to the European list for EURO 2024 qualifiers. Jota was the only one of those three who had doubted his place given his lack of playing time lately since returning from injury.

Alisson is the most notable omission from Liverpool’s international regulars.

Brazil interim coach Ramon Menezes has decided not to select the goalkeeper for the upcoming friendly against Morocco. Fabinho and Roberto Firmino were left out due to poor form and lack of playing time.

Oldest players: Kelleher, Van Dijk, Konate, Tsimikas, Robertson, Henderson, Jones, Elliott, Keita, Gakpo, Nunez, Salah, Jota

Steven Gerrard back in action and disappointed Bajcetic

Steven Gerrard has been announced as the youngest former player to feature in the upcoming Legends game against Celtic at Anfield. Given his connection to Rangers, he could take on some delicious challenges

Stefan Bajcetic ‘wanted to join the Spain U21 team’ if he didn’t get injured, team manager Santi Denia has said. It’s such a shame for the young

According to Opta’s Michael Reid, Real Madrid have made Harvey Elliott the third player of the 21st century to play in each of Liverpool’s first 40 games in all competitions.

Latest news from Liverpool FC

Virgil van Dijk has said Liverpool ‘need quality signings’ if they are to return to their best form. We agree, Virgil

Andy Robertson said he ‘isn’t quite sure why’ Alexander-Arnold is being ‘hit by quite a bit of criticism’ as he spoke on the BBC’s Proper Football podcast.

Tyler Morton is in the middle of a big week. He returned to his loan club Blackburn on Wednesday and could face Sheffield United in the FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday. You can watch it live on ITV 1

Liverpool loanee Conor Bradley is also in action, for Bolton against Sheffield on Wednesday but not on TV. However, there will be a chance to see the youngster in the coming weeks as he will be part of the Northern Ireland senior squad for matches against San Marino and Finland.

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