”Liverpool is nearby so I decided to rush here,” Firmino jokingly told the Brazilian football confederation’s website. ”I came by train. I had two more days to stay at home but I decided to come early and start now.”
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He had been excused until Wednesday after playing in the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday.
Madrid’s Casemiro and Marcelo plan to arrive in London on Wednesday as scheduled.
Miranda, a starter during much of the qualifying campaign, was replaced by Thiago Silva in defence on Tuesday.