Firmino was due in court tomorrow after being arrested for drink-driving over the Christmas period.
And his participation in tomorrow night’s fixture had been in doubt.
But the Liverpool Echo claim the forward’s court date at Liverpool Magistrates Court has now been put back 24 hours.
Firmino will now head to court on Wednesday, meaning he is able to start the vital Premier League clash with Chelsea at Anfield.
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino is clear to face Chelsea after his court hearing was postponed
Firmino, who is the Reds’ joint top scorer with nine goals so far this season, was arrested after his car was stopped in Liverpool city centre in the early hours of December 24.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has also revealed Adam Lallana will be fit for tomorrow's match, but Nathaniel Clyne remains a doubt.
“Lallana trained, Clyney no,” Klopp said.
“Adam is fine for selection and with Clyney we have to see again.
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“It’s difficult [with Clyne] we would love to force it but we can’t so we have to wait.
“Yesterday, he made a running session with [Andreas] Kornmayer, so it’s about adapting more and more to the pain level he obviously has.
“If there’s a risk to make it worse then we cannot take the risk, because he’s already out for [what] feels like four weeks, maybe it was one or two.
“It’s already quite a period so we have to see.”