Emre Can included in provisional squad ahead of Liverpool v Bournemouth clash

Liverpool team news

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has included Emre Can in his provisional squad ahead of the Reds Premier League encounter with newly promoted Bournemouth.

The game will be the Reds first at Anfield this season and will the first league game the two sides have ever player against each other.

Liverpool got their league campaign off to a great start beating Stoke City 1-0 at the Britannia stadium last Sunday.

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Can came on as a substitute but could start on Saturday in his preferred midfield role/

New signings Ings, Firmino and Benteke have also all been included in the squad while Joe Allen has been left out due to a hamstring problem and Mario Batlotelli who celebrated his 25th birthday last week is also out the squad after falling out with Rodgers.

Provisional squad: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Lovren, Gomez, Henderson, Milner, Coutinho, Lallana, Ibe, Benteke, Bogdan, Toure, Moreno, Can, Firmino, Origi, Ings, Lucas, Sakho.

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