Stefan Bajcetic will return to full team training for Liverpool after they return from their Far East tour later this week.
The Reds will likely gain even more support as the new Premier League season approaches if Thiago Alcantara comes back soon from his injury.
The 18-year-old Bajcetic’s breakthrough season was forced to stop early due to an adductor ailment in March. While the majority of the squad traveled to Singapore for friendlies against Leicester City on Sunday and Bayern Munich on Wednesday, Bajcetic stayed in Merseyside to focus on personal fitness regimens.
Jurgen Klopp also explained in a press conference why Bajectic can make an impact on his return to fitness.
“Stefan is in the last steps back into team training,” he said. “We left him and Thiago at home because the travel will cost them maybe three or four days of training so it makes no sense in a very important stage of rehab for both of the boys. The plan is he is back in team training when we arrive back home.
“He is a super talented player, a really cool package. It wasn’t a bad injury but for a young player an annoying one where he can feel pretty quickly fit again but still not allowed to do a lot. Then you have to wait and wait and wait until a specific moment and go, and that’s where we are now.
“He has played for us position six and eight and scored goals at a really young age and showed a lot of tactical discipline. He as a good overview, good passing, a lot good things but still very young.
“We have to make sure we use him in the right way in the right moments and increase the time step by step spent with us.”