Report: Luis Alberto set to return to Liverpool from Deportivo following injury problem

Luis Alberto is to return to Liverpool in the coming days.

According to a report in Marca, 23-year-old attacking midfielder Luis Alberto is set to return to Liverpool in the coming days after suffering an injury whilst on loan duty with Deportivo La Coruna.

Alberto, who has played eight games for Deportivo, is set to return to Anfield to recover from his injury, which has affected his groin area in his most recent appearance against Atletico Madrid.

He did not train with his teammates in the build up to that game, and missed team training on Monday as well, with Deportivo now willing to send him back to Merseyside so he can continue his recovery with Liverpool.

He is not set to play, and Liverpool have no option to cancel the loan deal until January by law, but it is expected that the youngster will train with the first-team under Jurgen Klopp’s watchful eye when he is back at fitness.

The report states that Deportivo have placed no timescale on Alberto’s recovery and potential return to Spain, as they want him to be at full fitness before playing competitive La Liga action again.

Whilst he cannot yet play for Liverpool, Alberto returning to Anfield will allow Jurgen Klopp to run the rule over the young attacker, before deciding whether he wants to recall him in the January transfer window to strengthen his side.

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