Hertha Berlin v Liverpool LIVE: Follow all the action as Jurgen Klopp’s squad continue their preparations for the new season with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez on the bench and will make their first appearance after a long injury spell
- Liverpool play German side Hertha Berlin in a preseason friendly in Austria
- Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez both made it off the bench in a boost for Liverpool
- Van Dijk has not appeared since his injury against Everton last October
- Gomez has not played in training for England last November since his injury
- It will be Liverpool’s last game in Austria before two friendlies at Anfield
Liverpool continue their preparations for the new season with their last friendly against Germany’s Hertha Berlin in Austria.
The big news is that both Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez will make their first appearance after a long injury spell.
Van Dijk has not been seen since his injury in the Merseyside Derby last October, while Gomez suffered his injury just a month later while training for England’s international service.
It will be Liverpool’s second friendly after their 1-0 win over Mainz and two thirty-minute games against Wacker Innsbruck and Stuttgart.
Follow all the action as it happens in Austria with Sportsmail’s KIERAN LYNCH here.
Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are back in the squad after long-term injuries they sustained last year