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Liverpool Confirm USA Tour Squad

Football - Liverpool North America Preseason Tour - Liverpool FC v AS RomaLiverpool have named their 33-man squad for the pre-season tour to Boston, Chicago, New York, Charlotte and potentially Miami.

The Reds will depart for the United States from John Lennon airport in Liverpool on Sunday afternoon (July 20). The squad, led by captain Steven Gerrard, will include new signings Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.

They’ll later be joined by France international Mamadou Sakho and Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in Chicago.

Liverpool will return to Boston’s Fenway Park where the team will face AS Roma on Wednesday July 23. The Reds will also take part in the International Champions Cup, taking on Olympiacos on Sunday July 27 in Chicago, Manchester City on Wednesday July 30 in New York and AC Milan on Saturday August 2 in Charlotte.

Liverpool Tour Schedule
July 23: Liverpool v AS Roma in Boston – Buy Liverpool v Roma Tickets
July 27: Liverpool FC v. Olympiacos – Chicago, Illinois – Buy Liverpool v Olympiacos Tickets
July 30: Manchester City v. Liverpool FC – Yankee Stadium, New York – Buy Liverpool v Man City Tickets 
August 2: AC Milan v. Liverpool FC – Charlotte, North Carolina – Buy Liverpool v Milan Tickets
August 4: ICC 2014 Final- Miami FL – Buy International Champions Cup Final Tickets

Liverpool’s 2014 tour squad in full:
Agger, Allen, Borini, Can, Coady, Coates, Coutinho, Enrique, Flanagan, Gerrard, Henderson, Ibe, Ilori, Johnson, Jones, Kelly, Lallana, Lambert, Leiva, Markovic, Mignolet, Phillips, Reina, Robinson, Sakho, Skrtel, Sterling, Sturridge, Suso, Teixeira, Toure, Ward, Wisdom.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is looking forward to taking the Reds to a different part of their global fan base once again.

“The supporters came here today and whether it’s a friendly or a competitive game, their support was absolutely fantastic – so thanks to them for their support.

“We’ll now go to the other side of the world and see many more of our great supporters.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the reaction. When I first came here, we went to Boston and had a tour of North America, which went really well. It was my first pre-season and we had great support.

“Two years later, it’ll be interesting to see because the club has moved forward and we’ve moved onto a different level now. I’m sure the supporters will be there in force.

“The most important thing for us is getting to work with the players. We still have a lot of work to do – physical and tactical work to implement. But it’s always nice to see the many great supporters of Liverpool and that’s something I’m looking forward to.”

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