Liverpool trio back after international break

Johnson and Cissokho have missed several weeks of action due to ankle injuries, while a hamstring complaint has prevented Allen from featuring since August's League Cup win over Notts County.

Their absences have not hampered Liverpool too badly, however, with the Merseyside club sitting second in the Premier League, just two points off early pace-setters Arsenal.

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