Salah to be fit for City clash

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk

GETTYVirgil van Dijk joined Liverpool for £75million

Liverpool welcome back top scorer Mohamed Salah, who missed the last two matches with a groin problem.

While it is getting increasingly hard for any team to topple Manchester City from the top of the Premier League table, Liverpool are slowly and steadily coming out as a force with their eye-catching brand of football, off late.

Chelsea have a visit from Leicester, while strugglers Swansea have a trip to Newcastle. But Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, even without the departed Philippe Coutinho, are unlikely to hold back at Anfield, where the home crowd will demand they take the game to City.

Liverpool have scored 50 goals in the Premier League, second only to Manchester City, and five more than second-placed Manchester United. Klopp hailed Coutinho's "professionalism" as the Brazilian secured his dream move.

"Jurgen is a guy who always tries to play on the front foot, with no fear. He was not in team training so far", Klopp said.

"We had flashes of that in the game at the Etihad". The teams that created the most trouble to Man City are the teams are the bottom of the league. "It's a big game for us and we're going to prepare as best as possible". Check the tweets below to see what they think! "But Liverpool was the team that up until the sending-off you were like, 'there is something here'".

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A 3-1 triumph against Watford in their last league encounter kept City's unbeaten Premier League season alive, and Pep Guardiola will have every reason to expect that to continue. "I'm just very happy to play for the club".

But Liverpool have been here before when they were forced to accede to Luis Suarez's requests to move to the Catalan giants.

And Sane revealed he turned down Klopp twice: once at Dortmund, and once at Liverpool in the summer of 2016 - where he made a decision to join Man City instead.

The former Chelsea winger has 22 goals to his name in all competitions. Sometimes you get an opportunity to put things right.

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