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Liverpool vs Manchester United: Preview, starting eleven, injuries, arrears

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Liverpool host Manchester United in their 26th Premier League match on Sunday night at Anfield.

Liverpool enter the game after beating Wolves 2-0 in their previous Premier League fixture on Wednesday, while Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0 last Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently sixth in the Premier League with 39 points from 24 games, while the Red Devils are third on 49 points from 24 games.

The sides last met in August, Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford.

Liverpool squad news: Players including Thiago Alcantara, Joe Gomez, Luis Diaz and Calvin Ramsay will miss the Manchester United clash with injury, while Naby Keita’s injury needs to be assessed. Arthur Melo’s anticipation of his first Premier League game also continues as he improves match fitness, but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp still faces some healthy selection dilemmas up front.

Liverpool’s probable starting XI:
Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Robertson, Van Dijk, Henderson, Fabinho, Bajcetic, Nunez, Salah, Gakpo

Manchester United squad news:
Man United have several confirmed absentees in Anthony Martial, Christian Eriksen and Donny van de Beek, with Mason Greenwood still ineligible for a return to the first team.

Neither Luke Shaw (beating) nor Jadon Sancho (illness) were involved in the FA Cup win over West Ham, but the pair shouldn’t be sidelined for long and will be pushing to return for the trip to Old Trafford.

Shaw will replace Tyrell Malacia if he shows his fitness, while the likes of Lisandro Martinez, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Marcus Rashford, Casemiro and Fred will return to the top eleven after being benched mid-week. against West Ham.

Manchester United’s alleged starting eleven:
De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Martinez, Shaw, Casemiro, Fred, Antony, Fernandes, Weghorst, Rashford

Prediction:

inverse24 predicts Man United to beat Liverpool. The game ends 1:2.

Kick-off time Liverpool vs Man United is 5.30pm.