The Liverpool stars shake off the sweltering heat to continue their preparation for the new Premier League season, while Darwin Nunez, Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino battle the sweltering conditions in Britain after returning from last week’s tour of Asia
- Liverpool returned to training in record-breaking temperatures on Monday
- Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was out after suffering a hamstring injury
- Defender Joe Gomez trained despite missing the Reds’ clash with Crystal Palace
- Liverpool’s next game will be another pre-season clash at RB Leipzig
Liverpool have completed their first training session after a pre-season tour of Asia in the UK, with some key players present in the record-breaking heat.
They are preparing for the next leg of their summer: an away game at RB Leipzig on Thursday.
Joe Gomez was spotted training and appeared fully fit after a hit in Singapore but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was absent with a hamstring problem.
Luis Diaz was seen pouring water over his head in record-breaking temperatures
Mo Salah was back training with the rest of the squad at the AXA training centre
Jurgen Klopp chaired the session as Liverpool prepared for an away game in Germany
Most of Liverpool’s post-Mane front was in attendance as Mo Salah, Luis Diaz and Roberto Firmino all took part under the watchful eye of Jurgen Klopp.
Despite his South American background, Diaz appeared to wilt slightly in the record-breaking heat and was seen pouring a bottle of water over his head.
There was good news for academy starlets Isaac Mabaya and Stefan Bajcetic, who have both had a chance to train with the first-team, suggesting they are on course to play senior football at Anfield.
Fan favorite Roberto Firmino trained at Anfield ahead of his eighth season
Joe Gomez took part despite injury doubts after missing Liverpool’s game against Palace
Jordan Henderson is hoping to win another Premier League with Liverpool this season
League Cup hero Caoimhin Kelleher was absent, as were Calvin Ramsey and Kaide Gordon. All three also missed the Asian tour.
Liverpool are hoping to guide rivals Manchester City to the Premier League title next season after missing out by a point last season.
They will take on City in the Community Shield on Sunday 31 July and begin their league campaign against Fulham the following Saturday.