By Dominic King for MailOnline
Published: 14:09 BST, 23 October 2020 | Updated: 02:04 BST, 24 October 2020
Alisson Becker is ahead of schedule in his bid to overcome a shoulder problem and is nearing a return to action.
Liverpool's influential goalkeeper was initially ruled out for up to as much as six weeks when he damaged his shoulder ahead of the 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa on October 4 but the Brazilian has responded well to treatment.
Though it is touch-and-go as to whether he will be able to face Sheffield United on Saturday evening, Alisson is likely to be in action soon and that will come as