Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers isn't ruling out Kolo Toure for their clash with Manchester United.

Toure picked up a groin injury during their Capital One Cup win at Notts County.

"His injury is nowhere near as bad as what we thought," said the manager. "We'll just assess that over the next 24/48 hours.

"I think we were all thinking that he might be out for longer after the game, but he's made an excellent recovery. The diagnosis isn't anywhere near as bad as we thought, so we'll see how he is for this weekend.

"If it's not this weekend, then we would think that after the international break he will not be too far away."

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