Liverpool have started the season well having earned back-to-back wins in the Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are one of the favourites to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title due to their high-intensity style and scintillating forward three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.
The latter already has three goals to his name having scored twice in a 4-0 rout over West Ham United and against Crystal Palace in a 2-0 triumph on Monday night.
Salah is already off the mark, but Firmino is yet to strike, which has led some fans to suggest a personnel change against Brighton at Anfield on Saturday.
Xherdan Shaqiri was one of four new players to join the club this summer, and when he signed on the dotted line from Stoke City, many acknowledged that he would be an impact player off the bench.
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However, plenty of fans were impressed with the attacker’s showing in pre-season and are keen for him to get the nod this weekend.
Some have suggested a formation change to accommodate Shaqiri, while others believe that he can replace one of the forward three.
Should we start Shaqiri over Milner in midfield for creativity against Brighton because we know they are going to sit deep against us a midfield three of Wijnadum-Keita-Shaqiri could be good and should Sturridge get a start?
— FF (@Fekir17_) August 22, 2018
We should play a midfield two of Fabinho an Keita an start Shaqiri against Brighton
— Jacob (@JacobFtbl) August 22, 2018
Hopefully Shaqiri will be in the lineup vs Brighton, he needs to build his confidence with home games, we need that set piece quality #LFC
— West™· (@stivyn_west) August 22, 2018
Sturridge and shaqiri should definitely start the next game. Fabinho should also make his pl debut with hendo and keita also starting. Clyne should get a chance a right back aswell. Wouldn’t mind seeing this against brighton
— Kabir Firmino (@KABZ_2001) August 22, 2018
I’d rest Firmino on Sat vs Brighton, he’s virtually had no preseason. Sturridge or Shaqiri to come in.#LFC
— James McLaughlin (@JamesMcL_JFT96) August 21, 2018
Really want Shaqiri to start the Brighton game
— sate sate sate (@kurosakiaduma) August 21, 2018
Reckon Shaqiri starts against Brighton and we’ll spank them 5-0
— Pretend Tö Knöw (@SoftFirstTouch) August 21, 2018
Hope Sturridge and Shaqiri start Saturday because Salah and Bobby look goosed.
— Rowly (@ThisIsRowly) August 22, 2018
Shaqiri to start next game
— Peter Osoo (@Po275) August 21, 2018