Oxlade-Chamberlain expected to play for Liverpool U23's this week
Fantastic news just now, as the Liverpool Echo's James Pearce has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is pencilled in to play for Liverpool's U23's this week.
The 25-year old midfielder had been out with injury for 11 months and recently returned to training with the first-team squad.
And now, Oxlade-Chamberlain is in contention to play with, Jurgen Klopp keen to get the player's fitness built up before he joins the first team squad.
Pearce states that Friday's match against Derby County is likely to be his return. The midfielder returning to action of any sort is a massive boost to the whole squad.