Alisson, Matip back for Liverpool ahead of Man Utd test

Alisson Becker and Joel Matip trained at Melwood on Tuesday ahead of Liverpool's Premier League visit to Old Trafford at the weekend.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was injured at the beginning of the season.   -  Getty Images

Liverpool has received a double fitness boost ahead of the trip to face Manchester United, with Alisson Becker and Joel Matip returning to training.

Goalkeeper Alisson has been sidelined since injuring his calf muscle in the victory over Norwich City on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.

Matip suffered an injury setback in the 1-0 win over Sheffield United and missed the home matches with Salzburg and Leicester City.

However, both took part in training at Melwood on Tuesday, with the Reds heading to Old Trafford on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp's side sits top of the table with an eight-point lead over nearest rival Manchester City.