Liverpool will seek to get back to winning ways when they host Arsenal in a crucial Premier League clash on Saturday. The Reds have won just one league game since the turn of the year, but that came with a convincing 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are unbeaten against ‘Top Six’ opposition this term, and this puts them at a huge advantage tomorrow given the Gunners have performed the exact opposite against the big teams.
Belgian international Simon Mignolet will start in goal, as usual, having earned his place from Loris Karius earlier in the campaign.
Nathaniel Clyne and James Milner are certainties in the lineup, and they will take up the right-back and left-back positions respectively.
Lucas Leiva was made the scapegoat in the 3-1 humbling at Leicester City, and Klopp could make the change with Dejan Lovren likely to accompany Joel Matip in the heart of the defence.
Skipper Jordan Henderson is out for a considerable amount of time with a bruised foot, and this could see Emre Can retain his place as the midfield anchorman.
Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum will take up the central midfield positions ahead of Can, given Klopp does not have much to choose from other than his reserves.
Sadio Mane was lost for much of the game against Leicester, but he will have to pull his socks against the Gunners, with whom he bagged his goal on debut in the 4-3 reverse win in the opener. He will take up the right-wing role.
Philippe Coutinho netted his first goal since his injury comeback against the Foxes, and he will raring to go versus Arsenal, who were simply outplayed by the Brazilian in their home outing. Expect him to start on the left side of the attack.
Roberto Firmino looks to have settled as the lone man upfront under Klopp. No changes are predicted with Divock Origi, a regular substitute while Daniel Sturridge is out of the clash with a hip problem.