Roberto Firmino trained as Liverpool went through their final preparations before flying to Barcelona for Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp.

The Brazil forward missed last Friday’s Premier League defeat of Huddersfield with what manager Jurgen Klopp described as a “small muscle tear”.

Firmino joined the rest of the squad as they held a training session in front of the media prior to travelling, raising Klopp’s hopes that he could be fit to play.

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Rumours of an injury scare concerning forward Mohamed Salah appeared wide of the mark as the Egyptian played a full part in training.

In further good news for Klopp, midfielder Fabinho was also involved.

Fabinho was not risked against Huddersfield after a blow to the head in the previous game.

Fabinho also missed the clash with Huddersfield
Fabinho also missed the clash with Huddersfield (Nigel French/PA)

Adam Lallana, who has been sidelined with a muscle problem, was not with the squad.

Five-time champions Liverpool, who reached the final last year, are playing Barca in the semi-finals of a European competition for the third time but the first in the Champions League. The second leg takes place at Anfield next Tuesday.

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