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Recovered Afellay will start on the bench at Stoke in a duel with Liverpool

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Recovered Afellay will start on the bench at Stoke in a duel with Liverpool

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Ibrahim Afellay may Tuesday night after eight months of injuries his comeback at Stoke City. The 30-year-old midfielder starts on the bench in the uitduel with Liverpool.

Stoke manager Mark Hughes left last week already know that Afellay would be likely to be included in the clash. The 53-fold Orange-international has recovered from a serious kruisbandblessure in his knee.

The former player of PSV tore in april during a training session for the second time in his career to a cruciate ligament. That was the midfielder in his time at FC Barcelona, also already happened. He resumed in October, the training.

Afellay made his injury a excellent impression at Stoke City. He was long in the race for the prize of best player of the season at his club.

Erik Pieters and Bruno Martins Indi have Tuesday, however, a move to Stoke.

The match between Liverpool and Stoke begins Tuesday at 18.15 hours (Dutch time) at Anfield.

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