Jurgen Klopp will know his team selection must be perfect this weekend for Manchester City’s trip to Anfield. The Citizens have beaten Liverpool just once on their own patch in the Premier League, but they’re a completely different animal this season and are still awaiting their first top flight defeat of the campaign.
Most of Liverpool’s starting XI is relatively settled at this point in the season, but if there’s one department that remains contentious, it’s undoubtedly the midfield – especially following the departure of Philippe Coutinho and amid Jordan Henderson’s injury layoff.
Accordingly, we asked Liverpool fans earlier this week who they’d prefer to see start in the engine room this Sunday; the industrious and versatile James Milner, after scoring a penalty against Everton last time out, Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum – who Transfermarkt value at £27million – or both.
And our poll revealed Reds fans are somewhat divided on the issue. While 19% think both should be in the starting XI, 52% want a midfield slot to go to Wijnaldum alone.
How would you line up Klopp’s side against City, Liverpool fans? Let us know by commenting below…
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