Rivaldo admits it will be ‘a little risky’ to throw Alisson in in opposition to Manchester United, however believes the Liverpool goalkeeper would carry out if known as upon regardless of his current return from damage.
Alisson has not performed since Liverpool’s opening match of the Premier League marketing campaign when he went down with a calf damage within the first half in opposition to Norwich at Anfield.
Joel Matip additionally educated at Melwood this week following his knock and the central defender is anticipated to be part of Alisson in Liverpool’s beginning XI.
Asked about Alisson’s attainable comeback, Brazil legend Rivaldo advised Betfair: ‘This is his first match in just a few months and maybe it might be somewhat dangerous to put him in to play in such a giant match.
‘But he is an skilled goalkeeper and he is actually ready to present his worth if known as upon.
‘Every participant loves to play in these sorts of matches.
‘Of course, it would be better to have him fully match fit having played a few games already, but that’s not the case.
‘However, his expertise and high quality must be sufficient to masks that lack of sharpness.
‘He is one of the best goalkeepers in the world right now and he is used to this kind of big event, so I believe he won’t have any issues with it and he can be as strong in Liverpool’s objective as he all the time is.’
United have damage considerations of their very own in objective after David de Gea limped out of Spain’s Euro 2020 qualifier in opposition to Sweden with a groin downside.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that De Gea is a significant doubt for the conflict, whereas additionally confirming that Paul Pogba will play no half on Sunday afternoon.
‘David needs a scan. I think he’ll be out,’ the Norwegian stated.
‘It certainly looked like it anyway judging on last night so it’s only one of these issues.’
On Pogba, Solskjaer stated: ‘Paul had an damage, he got here again, he labored actually exhausting.
‘He got here again and performed a pair of video games, possibly performed by the ache barrier.
‘He had a scan after the Arsenal game and maybe needed a few weeks’ relaxation in a boot so hopefully he received’t be too lengthy, however he received’t make this recreation, no.’