Los Blancos are of course now 16 points behind Barça in the Spanish title race following Sunday's 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo to kick off the new calendar year and have scored far fewer goals at this stage of the season than they have done for many years.
Now, he will hopefully hit the ground running once again, with Liverpool eager to take revenge for September's 5-0 mauling at the hands of City. Moreover, the team has been struggling this season, according to the GOAL website, dropping 10 points in November, versus winning the tournament previous year.
The Premier League resisted Barça's approaches for Coutinho for months and have only just given in.
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The Egypt worldwide has missed his side's last two games due to a groin problem but is now in line to return during the Reds Premier League clash against City at Anfield.
They report that following a groin injury "he has responded well to treatment, and as it stands is in line to be available at the weekend".
Salah impressive performance saw him scoring 17 goals in 22 appearances with Liverpool in the Premier League, winning Player of the Month in November.