Liverpool take on Manchester United in a crunch Premier League encounter at Anfield on Sunday and here at Soccerlens we look at the possible lineups from both sides and a combined Liverpool – Manchester United lineup.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Daniel Sturridge, Kolo Toure and Dejan Lovren will not play a part against Manchester United.
Attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho is also expected to miss out with a hamstring injury.
New signing Steven Caulker could start alongside the fit again Mamadou Sakho.
Predicted Liverpool starting Lineup vs Manchester United
Simon Mignolet; Nathaniel Clyne, Steven Caulker, Mamadou Sakho, Alberto Moreno; Emre Can, Jordan Henderson, James Milner; Adam Lallana, Roberto Firmino, Jordon Ibe.
Meanwhile, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has confirmed that he will be without the services of Michael Carrick.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a doubt for the game and Marouane Fellaini is expected to start alongside Morgan Schneiderlin in the midfield.
Juan Mata is expected to come back into the side after being rested and Adnan Januzaj could be on the bench.
Predicted Manchester United starting Lineup vs Liverpool
David De Gea; Matteo Darmian, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Ashley Young; Marouane Fellaini, Morgan Schneiderlin; Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney, Memphis Depay; Anthony Martial.
Furthermore, we shall also take a look at the Liverpool and Manchester United combined eleven, solely based on current form.
Goalkeeper: David De Gea
Defenders: Nathaniel Clyne, Chris Smalling, Mamadou Sakho, Alberto Moreno
Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Morgan Schneiderlin and Philippe Coutinho
Forward: Anthony Martial, Wayne Rooney, Roberto Firmino