Liverpool morning news: Early team news; Suarez on those tears

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A select round-up of morning news relating to Liverpool

Liverpool face Newcastle United this afternoon with one eye on the goings-on at Manchester City.

If the Blues inexplicably lose their match against West Ham United, the Reds would pip them to the title with three points of their own.

It may be unlikely, but it is not impossible, and in early team news the BBC reports that Jordan Henderson returns after his three-match suspension.

Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury concerns so expect to see the side that has performed so well for the large majority of this campaign.

In other news, former Liverpool great John Barnes has told the Premier League’s official website that anything can happen this afternoon.

“We have come to expect the unexpected, especially this season,” he said.

And on the future he said, “Brendan Rodgers has done tremendously well with a small squad, but now they are in a position to bring in more top players so will be there or thereabouts in the years to come.”

And finally, Luis Suarez has revealed that he was inconsolable following Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace earlier this month.

In quotes published by the Mirror, the Uruguayan said, “My teammates were helping me, but I couldn’t stop (crying). I play every single game from the heart and I was very sad.”

In a few short hours we will know if those tears turn to smiles in what could be an historic day for the Anfield faithful.

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