Jurgen Klopp has handed starts to several fringe players as Liverpool look to close the gap from second place with a win over West Brom.
Jurgen Klopp will be without Alberto Moreno for the Merseyside Derby, with an ankle injury keeping the Spaniard out as Liverpool face Everton.
Jurgen Klopp has named James Milner in the midfield while Alberto Moreno starts on the left side of defence as Liverpool host Huddersfield.
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Jurgen Klopp stated that he is uncertain whether Liverpool will sign any more players this summer, but insisted that the club would not panic buy on the basis of one game.
Manchester City have secured the signature of teenage Colombian forward Marlos Moreno for £4.75m from Atletico Nacional. One of the stars of the Copa Liberatadores last year, Moreno chose Pep Guardiola and City over city rivals Manchester United.
The Reds head into a crucial tie against Tottenham Hotspur knowing that a victory would severely dent the title prospects of their North London counterparts and also add life back into their challenge for a European spot next season.
Manchester United's four game winning streak against arch-rivals Liverpool came to an end as they hobbled to a 2-0 defeat at Anfield in the first leg of their Europa League round of 16.
Carlo Ancelotti will take his team to the Reebok Stadium, with an aim to end the miserable run away from home, which has seen the Blues lose four of their last six away games, without a win to show for their effort or the lack of it. TheHardTackle previews the game at the Reebok and provides the build-up, latest team news, likely formations, prediction and the player to watch out for.
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