Liverpool team news: Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Man Utd – Salah, Alisson, Matip updates

Liverpool could have Mohamed Salah, Alisson and Joel Matip all available for their return to Premier League action against Manchester United.

The trio were all injury doubts heading into the international break, with Salah having been the victim of a crunching challenge from Hamza Choudhury last time out against Leicester.

Alisson has not featured since the opening game of the season due to a calf injury while Matip has been nursing a knock since the 1-0 win over Sheffield United.

Speaking about the trio’s fitness in his pre-match press conference on Friday, Klopp said: ”Better – how good, we have to see, that’s the truth.

“There are two more sessions to come from this afternoon and we have to see. Then we’ll make decisions, that’s how it is. Nothing is fixed.”

“The players from international duty all came back healthy which is very, very important, so we have now three or four days with the full squad to prepare.”

Alisson is expected to come straight back into the starting XI at the expense of Adrian while Matip should replace Dejan Lovren alongside Virgil van Dijk in central defence.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Roberton will continue in the full-back roles while Jordan Henderson could replace James Milner in central midfield.

Fabinho and Georginio Wijnaldum should also line up in the engine room while the usual front three of Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are expected to start.

Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne remain sidelined while youngster Harvey Elliott is banned but would not have featured anyway.

As for United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is faced with an injury crisis at Old Trafford and will be without six first-team players.

Paul Pogba and David de Gea are ruled out, joining Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Diog Dalot on the sidelines, while Daniel James, Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw and Jesse Lingard are further doubts.

Liverpool predicted line-up vs Manchester United – Premier League

(4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Mane, Firmino

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