Lucas Leiva steps up his recovery from injuryLucas Leiva
Lucas Leiva is expected to return to the Liverpool squad following the international break after stepping up his recovery regime.
The midfielder has been out since February 9 after injuring his thigh in the Merseyside derby against Everton. On Wenesday he trained with the Liverpool Under 21 team and came through with no problems at all.
The Brazilian posted on Twitter,
"Good session today with the U21, feeling stronger everyday."
Liverpool missed the midfielder's strong tackling in their 2-1 defeat against Manchester United at the weekend. Following the international break Brendan Rodger's team face Arsenal away from home.