Liverpool fans react as Loris Karius looks set for Man City start

According to various reports on Twitter, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks set to start Loris Karius ahead of Simon Mignolet in goal in the clash against runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday, and Reds fans have been quick to have their say on the rumour.

The Germany international has largely played second fiddle to Simon Mignolet in the top flight this season, but after being named in the XI in the 2-1 win against Everton in the third round of the FA Cup last Friday, he could be set for just his third start in the league this term.

The Merseyside outfit know that a win – which would bring an end to the Citizens’ unbeaten campaign – would take them above Chelsea and into third in the standings, although new boy Virgil van Dijk is also rumoured to be missing out with a hamstring strain.

Liverpool supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on the early team news, and while one said it would be a “huge call from Klopp”, another described the potential decision as “unbelievable” in what is a big game.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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