Liverpool winger back in squad after apology

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Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been restored to the squad by Rafael Benitez after apologising to the manager.

The Holland international found himself in trouble at the club after revealing on his Twitter page last Friday that he had not been included in the party for the match at Stoke the following day.

However, the frustrated Dutchman has accepted his error and will now fight for a place in the squad to face Tottenham at home on Tuesday.

"He came to my office and apologised," said Benitez.

"He knows he has made a mistake and for me that is enough and I don't need to talk too much about this.

"Ryan will be in the squad because we have 20 players ready for the training session tomorrow (Wednesday) so it (selection) is between these 20 players."

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