The Premier League is again after the worldwide break, and Liverpool are in motion this week, as they journey to Molineux to face Wolves.
The Reds have made a robust begin to the season, profitable three of their opening 4 video games, and drawing the opposite one. This has led to many pundits tipping them as one of many contenders for the title, however absolutely consistency is required.
Having gained the Premier League title beneath Jurgen Klopp in 2019-20, the Reds are totally conscious of what it takes to problem the likes of Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal.
Nevertheless, let’s not get carried away. This can be a group in transition. Liverpool have misplaced a number of key gamers like Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, and Roberto Firmino this summer time, and Klopp has made a healthful change in midfield.
With a number of South American gamers getting back from worldwide duties, Klopp may look to rotate his squad to maintain everybody recent.
Marcelo Bielsa revealed in midweek that Darwin Nunez has picked up a muscular downside and he’s unlikely to be risked. The identical will be mentioned about Spanish midfielder Thiago who has been linked with a transfer to Turkish membership Trabzonspor this week.
Equally, Alexis Mac Allister and Luis Diaz may very well be used from the bench.
In defence, Ibrahima Konate withdrew from France responsibility with a thigh damage, however he’s obtainable for choice. Virgil van Dijk continues to be banned for an additional recreation after improper conduct in opposition to Newcastle.
Trent Alexander-Arnold got here off with a thigh concern in opposition to Aston Villa and missed current England video games. Klopp has confirmed that he gained’t be obtainable for this recreation.
Thus, Klopp is more likely to make 4 adjustments, with Diogo Jota, Cody Gakpo, Konate and Endo Wataru coming instead of Nunez, Diaz, Alexander-Arnold and Mac Allister.
Liverpool strongest 4-3-3 v Wolves: Alisson; Konate, Matip, Gomez, Robertson; Szoboszlai, Endo, Jones; Salah, Gakpo, Jota.