Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has provided a huge positive to the team by admitting that striker Daniel Sturridge could be back in the first-team for the game against Norwich.
Another positive was that midfielder Jordan Henderson could also be in the matchday squad for this game. Hit by numerous injuries and poor form at the start of the season, pressure is mounting on manager Rodgers to deliver results and fast. Liverpool are winless in the last three league outings, but the game against Norwich provides plenty of positives if history is taken into account.
Aided by a brilliant Luis Suarez, Liverpool have been able to score more than 20 goals against Norwich in the recent meetings. Norwich, however, will be experiencing a bout of confidence upon their return to the English top division. So far, they have suffered only one defeat and it was at the hands of Southampton. In the rest of the matches, they have been able to hold their ground against much illustrious opponents. Hence, Rodgers is likely to be aware of the tough nature of the contest. Henderson has not played for the team since the opening day victory against Bournemouth, while Sturridge has not played since the game against Blackburn in April of last season.
"Jordan will train today, Daniel has been training with the team for a week or so, so will be assessed.We've got players hopefully coming back that will add to the squad and see us go on a run of games. A player who can get you 25-plus goals per season is going to be missed. Jordan's impact has grown during my time here. When you miss players of that calibre, it's going to have an impact. Daniel, on his game, is one of the best there is - there are not too many who can compare with him when he is at his level,” said Rodgers.