Liverpool fullback Johnson okay after missing Arsenal defeat

Liverpool fullback Glen Johnson will be back in training tomorrow after missing defeat at Arsenal.

Liverpool fullback Glen Johnson will be back in training tomorrow after missing defeat at Arsenal.

Johnson withdrew from the Liverpool team less than an hour before kick-off, after being taken into hospital with an infection, although the Daily Mail says the full-back has now been released and will return to Merseyside with his team-mates.

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers said: "Probably about half-an-hour before I named the team, as we were doing our final preparation, he had to come out of the team. It was a medical issue that he had to go to hospital with. It was unfortunate that he couldn't play because he has been in great form. It was illness."

 
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