Jordan Henderson is expected to miss Liverpool's trip to Manchester City on Sunday
As confirmed by Jurgen Klopp in the pre-match conference, Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge miss out on the match, with Emre Can slotting in for the cultured midfielder.
Liverpool will be without the English duo of Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge as they host Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp has chosen to start Joel Matip after the Cameroonian was cleared to play for Liverpool in the crucial EFL Cup tie while Jordan Henderson also gets the nod despite struggling with his fitness before the game.
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Both England and Spain are coming off the back of dominating victories against Scotland and Macedonia respectively in World Cup qualifying matches, so it is likely that both sides wouldn't go into this tie with the same vigour, given that it is only a friendly.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has heaped praised on the star-studded trio of Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino
Liverpool have their captain Jordan Henderson back but there are doubts over James Milner's fitness as Klopp prepares his side for the Crystal Palace tie.
An in-form Liverpool side travel to face Crystal Palace as Christian Benteke goes head-to-head against his former club.
Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson has been bestowed with the honour of captaining England for their World Cup 2018 Qualifier match against Slovenia.