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Leicester City vs Liverpool - Team News

Shai Khullar
1st September 2018
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Liverpool face no new injury worries ahead of Saturday's visit of the King Power Stadium to face .

The Reds will be hoping to make it four consecutive wins to the start of their campaign, having beaten West Ham, and Brighton without conceding a goal to be the early leaders of the Premier League table.

Liverpool have been unchanged in their starting lineups so far this season and could likely do the same on Saturday.

The Reds' impressive defence is set in stone as of now, with , , and likely to continue ahead of , who has had a solid start to life at Anfield.

Klopp could make a change to his midfield, with numerous options available - including captain , who has not yet started a game for Liverpool this season.

is expected to remain in the side following his arrival this summer. However, or could see themselves being rotated, with , and Xherdhan Shaqiri joining Henderson on the list of players pressing to replace one of the duo.

Klopp suggested during his pre-match press conference that he would be 'open' to fresh faces in the starting eleven.

“In a week like this, when we have at least three very intense sessions, I’m pretty open to everybody,” he said.

“I want to see who shows me the most and who shows me that he’s so desperate to play. Of course there is a little advantage for the line-up last week which won the game, but that’s the only thing. I’m really open.

“And what fits to the opponent, what is needed for the opponent, is very important. It’s not that I closed the book already directly after the game and thought: ‘OK, we won again so they will play again if nothing happens.’ No.”

, and should all expectedly start for the Reds as they look to continue their devastating form of last season.

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(pelvis) is still injured, whilst and continue to be long-term absentees.

Meanwhile, Leicester boss Claude Puel also has a largely fit squad, with only Matty James and Caglar Soyuncu missing out for his side.

Jamie Vardy is also unavailable, however – the striker is suspended after being sent off in the Foxes’ 2-0 victory over .

Former Reds goalkeeper Danny Ward will likely be on the substitutes’ bench, having moved to Leicester this summer.

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