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Joe Allen

24-Year-Old Midfielder     Liverpool  Premier


Wales

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  10/19/2014
Birthdate:  March 14, 1990    
Nationality:  Wales    Height:  5' 6"    Weight:  137 lbs    

October 17, 2014    Joe Allen News

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Manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed Friday that Allen (knee) has looked "really well" in training, and he should be available for Sunday's match at QPR.

Allen has been sidelined since suffering a knee injury while on international duty for Wales back in September, but he appears to have finally made his way back to fitness. He's not a great fantasy option in most leagues due to his defensive traits, but he'll be a big boost to the Liverpool defensive effort.

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September 26, 2014

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Allen will not feature in the Merseyside derby on Saturday at Anfield due to a knee injury, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Allen suffered the injury earlier this month, with manager Brendan Rodgers saying it would be a few weeks before he returns. With the derby out of the picture, he could return the following weekend against West Brom.

September 19, 2014

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September 13, 2014

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Allen (knee) was not in manager Brendan Rodgers' 18 for Liverpool's 0-1 loss to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Allen was to be assessed ahead of the match but apparently wasn't fit enough to be included. Liverpool's Champion League match Tuesday, should be a good barometer of the midfielder's health heading into the weekend.

September 11, 2014

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Allen has been starting along side captain Steven Gerrard in a defensive midfield role recently. If Allen is unable to go at the weekend, manager Brendan Rodgers could use Adam Lallana or Lucas in his place.

August 25, 2014

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Allen got the start Monday in Liverpool's 1-3 loss to Manchester City.

Allen was replaced by new signing Emre Can in the 75th minute after the game was out of reach. With rumors of veteran Lucas Leiva on his way out, Allen looks to be manager Brendan Rodgers' first choice to play along side captain Steven Gerrard in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

August 17, 2014

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Allen was brought on for Lucas Leiva in the 63rd minute of Liverpool's 2-1 defeat of Southampton on Sunday.

Allen was brought on for Lucas to give Liverpool another attacking option and a bit more creativity at a point in the match when they were having trouble breaking down the Saints' defense. Allen's playing time will likely come as a substitute and may be limited even more once new signings, Adam Lallana and Lazar Markovic return to fitness.

February 2, 2014

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Allen was brought on for Philippe Coutinho in the 74th minute of Liverpool's 1-1 draw with West Brom on Sunday.

Allen was expected to be included in the side that faced The Baggies. It is unclear if Allen will fit in the starting XI going forward, with manager Brendan Rodgers currently preferring a 4-3-3 formation that excludes the Welsh midfielder.