Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Liverpool could line up for their Premier League showdown with Manchester United on Thursday night.
manager Liverpool may be without no fewer than 10 players for Thursday's Premier League battle with Jurgen Klopp at Old Trafford. Manchester United
, Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez continue to recuperate from their long-term injuries, and the Reds also had to cope without two more injured centre-backs in Joel Matip and Ozan Kabak against Southampton. Ben Davies
and Rhys Williams kept a clean sheet in that Nat Phillips 2-0 win and look set to pair up once again, with and Trent Alexander-Arnold bombing down the flanks. Andy Robertson
There should be no surprises in the midfield, with
, Fabinho and Georginio Wijnaldum - who bagged his first Liverpool goal against the Saints - keeping Thiago Alcantara and Curtis Jones out of the team. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
has suffered another setback in his return from injury, meanwhile, while veteran midfielder Naby Keita is struggling with a minor problem and is unlikely to be risked at Old Trafford. James Milner
is also out injured, but Divock Origi 's spot is nevertheless at risk from Diogo Jota , with 20-goal Roberto Firmino indispensable on the right flank. Mohamed Salah
is enduring the Sadio Mane "worst season" of his career by his own admission, but the Senegal international will have the chance to hit double figures in terms of goals for the Premier League campaign at Old Trafford.
Liverpool possible starting lineup: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Williams, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
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