Jurgen Klopp has revealed Daniel Sturridge is back in training, but not available to play yet.
Sturridge has only had six appearances this season and four goals and has now been handed a training schedule to boost fitness and stamina.
Klopp wants Sturridge to come out of the schedule unschated, before he can be made available.
“There is absolutely no chance for Daniel,” Klopp said when discussing Wednesday’s FA Cup third-round replay against Exeter City.
“He had a break in his training sessions because of some issues; he is now back on the pitch and again training.
“He has had no team training until now since Newcastle [on December 6], so that’s not a situation where we can think about him. We have always to find solutions.”