Rhian Brewster & Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool & Barcelona’s predicted XIs

Virgil van Dijk

Rhian Brewster in Liverpool’s squad vs Barcelona

Times journalist Paul Joyce has confirmed that Rhian Brewster will be in Liverpool’s squad on Tuesday night against Barcelona.

Brewster, 19, was named on Liverpool’s bench in the Champions League semi-final first-leg at the Camp Nou.

Will the teenager get the opportunity to play against the Catalans?

Brewster’s chances of being involved have been raised after Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino were ruled out of the second-leg.

While it’s unlikely that Brewster will start for the Reds, Jurgen Klopp could turn to the youngster during the 90 minutes.

Virgil van Dijk injury update

Virgil van Dijk missed Liverpool’s final training session on Monday before the Barcelona game.

It’s unclear why the Dutch defender missed the warm-up, however the good news for Liverpool fans is that the Times believe van Dijk will start against Barcelona.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is injured again

He’s only just returned from over a year on the sidelines, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain may now be injured again.

Oxlade-Chamberlain also missed Liverpool’s main training session on Monday.

Goal.com have reported that the Ox may have injured himself when warming up against Newcastle last weekend in the Premier League.

The Times state that Oxlade-Chamberlain has a hamstring problem.

Liverpool predicted XI

The Times predict that Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi will start instead of Salah and Firmino tonight.

Liverpool predicted XI vs Barcelona

Barcelona predicted XI

Ousmane Dembele has been ruled out of the Liverpool match with a hamstring injury.

Barcelona predicted XI vs Liverpool

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