|LIVERPOOL v SWANSEA PREVIEW
|4/1||Daniel Sturridge is 4/1 with bet365 to score first in a Liverpool win against Swansea
Fellow January signing Philippe Coutinho, who made his Reds debut from the bench in the 2-0 loss at Anfield on Monday, could be in line to make his first start for the visit of Michael Laudrup's side.
Rodgers told reporters: "Daniel has come in and made a terrific impact. He's been great, and he'll be fit for the weekend."
Meanwhile, having claimed before the defeat to West Brom that Liverpool could still qualify for the Champions League this season, Rodgers has lowered his expectations after dropping to ninth in the table and 12 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham.
He observed: "Being a realist, it's going to be very difficult. It's going to be a huge task. We can still do it but it will be difficult.
"It might not be this year that we can make that jump but I can't ask any more of the players."