Liverpool name squad for Australian tour

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Australian fans of Liverpool FC will be among the first to see the Premier League club's new signings in the flesh when they take on Brisbane Roar and Adelaide United later this month.

Wantaway winger Raheem Sterling won’t be making the trip down under but Liverpool have announced a 30-man squad with plenty of interest ahead of their 2015/16 campaign.

Jordan Henderson ushers in a new era at the Merseyside club after taking over the armband from departed legend Steven Gerrard.

New signings James Milner, Danny Ings, Adam Bogdan, Nathaniel Clyne and Joe Gomez have all been named in the touring squad however, Brazilian stars Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho are absent due to Copa America duties.

First stop for Liverpool  is Bangkok before they take on Roar at Suncorp Stadium on Friday and Adelaide next Monday then wind up their two-week pre-season tour in Kula Lumpur.