Liverpool handed Philippe Coutinho injury boost – report

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho could recover from hamstring injury to face Swansea on Sunday

Liverpool have been handed an injury boost ahead of the visit of Swansea City after the Reds confirmed Philippe Coutinho could be fit for Sunday’s clash.

The playmaker scored Liverpool’s second goal in a 4-1 victory over Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening, whilst he also teed up Roberto Firmino.

However, the Brazil international was forced off in the second half of the landslide victory after he appeared to suffer a hamstring injury.

According to Sky Sports News HQ, Coutinho could line up against the Swans in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday afternoon after scan confirmed the hamstring problem wasn’t serious.

The Brazil playmaker has scored four goals in his last five games against Manuel Pellegrini’s City side.

The 23-year-old former Inter Milan star has also netted four goals in his last three Premier League outings.

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The Merseyside outfit are six points behind fourth-placed Arsenal after their emphatic win.

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