Liverpool ace sports black eye in training as key stars absent ahead of Stoke clash
Fri, April 7, 2017
Express Sport brings you the best pictures from Liverpool's latest training session as the Reds prepare to take on Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday (3pm)
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Liverpool were hard at work in training on Thursday as they prepare for Stoke
The veteran Brazilian appeared to be sporting a burgeoning black eye with fresh bruising visible during Liverpool's latest training session at Melwood.
The injury to Lucas' right eye is the least of manager Jurgen Klopp's worries, with Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and Sadio Mane sidelined while Philippe Coutinho is struggling with illness.
Daniel Sturridge was pictured at training on Thursday afternoon, but Ben Woodburn was the only other forward on show as several key stars missed the workout.
Scroll through the gallery above to see the best pictures from Liverpool's latest training session as they prepare to take on Stoke.