Cole in line for Liverpool comeback


Soccer:Midfielder Joe Cole is set to make his first appearance for five weeks in Liverpool’s Europa League tie with Steaua Bucharest.

The England international has been sidelined by a hamstring injury but will take his place is a weakened side.

Steven Gerrard (hamstring) and Jamie Carragher (shoulder) are unavailable while Dirk Kuyt, Raul Meireles and Fernando Torres have been rested.

Provisional squad:Reina, Kelly, Wilson, Kyrgiakos, Aurelio, Lucas, Poulsen, Shelvey, Cole, Jovanovic, Babel, Jones, Konchesky, Skrtel, Eccleston, Ngog, Pacheco, Johnson.