Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be able to field their Brazilian players this weekend, according to The Times.
What’s the story?
The Times reported overnight (1am) that Premier League clubs have been cleared to select their Brazilian players.
Brazil have reportedly backed down from their stance of invoking a five-day restriction rule.
This means that Leeds will have winger Raphinha available for the Premier League game against Liverpool at Elland Road on Sunday.
Liverpool manager Klopp will be able to call upon goalkeeper Alisson and defensive midfielder Fabinho.
Roberto Firmino is injured.
Huge boost for Leeds and Liverpool
We all want to see the best players on the pitch, and The Times report is certainly a boost regarding that.
Raphinha is one of the best wingers in the Premier League and is a key figure at Leeds.
The Elland Road faithful would relish watching the Brazilian in action against Liverpool.
Alisson is one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League, while Fabinho is a big figure in the Liverpool midfield.
It should be a fascinating and interesting game of football on Sunday.