Report: Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho set to be ready for Swansea clash after injury concern

Despite limping out of the Reds' victory over Manchester City, it appears that the playmaker will be available for selection against Swansea City.

Philippe Coutinho has provided Jurgen Klopp with a major boost, after it was revealed that the Brazilian's hamstring injury was not quite as serious as first feared, the Daily Star report.

The playmaker limped off during the second-half of the Reds' astonishing victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last weekend, and there were obvious concerns that he may be set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

However, the Star has claimed that scans have shown that the injury should only keep him out of the upcoming Europa League clash with Bordeaux, but will not prevent him from featuring in some capacity against Swansea City on Sunday. 

The 23-year-old has confirmed his status as the Merseyside outfit's best player with a string of brilliant performances so far this season, so it will be incredibly pleasing for Klopp to hear that his talisman should only miss one game in a competition where they already sit in a decent position - three points ahead of Thursday's opponents. 

The victory over the Citizens provided a glimpse into what Reds fans can expect from the partnership between Coutinho and his countryman Roberto Firmino. The pair bagged two of Liverpool's goals, and generally gave City's defence a torrid time. 

Klopp will be hoping that he can reunite the duo for at least some of the clash against Swansea.

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