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Liverpool took residence on the prime of the Premier League desk final weekend and might be aiming to increase their lead on the summit on Thursday night.

The Reds returned from the March worldwide break with a 2-1 victory over Brighton at Anfield on Sunday, with the Premier League title race now firmly again of their fingers after Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal’s bore draw.

Jurgen Klopp is beginning to welcome again a few of his key personnel after vital damage layoffs at a vital level within the run-in, however he’s nonetheless with out some heavy hitters throughout his beginning XI.

Whereas a house conflict with Sheffield United ought to be comparatively simple, Liverpool could have one eye on an important away journey to Outdated Trafford to face rivals Manchester United this coming weekend, with Klopp’s males having misplaced there within the FA Cup simply earlier than the worldwide interval.

Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah scored the winner in opposition to Brighton final day trip / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages

GK: Caoimhin Kelleher – With Alisson nonetheless sidelined, Kelleher might be beginning once more on Thursday evening. The Irish worldwide has been in terrific kind whereas filling in for his injured teammate and will not count on to be too busy in opposition to the Blades.

RB: Conor Bradley – The teen continues to astound along with his mature and tireless shows at right-back and the Northern Eire prodigy is bound to provide Trent Alexander-Arnold a run for his cash when the latter returns to health.

CB: Jarell Quansah – Regardless of that includes for France over the worldwide break, Ibrahima Konate was solely deemed match sufficient for the Liverpool bench on Sunday. He could also be rested once more with the massive sport in opposition to Man Utd to return, which means the spectacular Quansah could also be in line for some extra minutes.

CB: Virgil van Dijk – The Liverpool skipper merely should begin when match, with the Dutchman having scored an essential aim within the reverse fixture in December.

LB: Joe Gomez – With Andy Robertson’s participation doubtful, Gomez could also be favoured at left-back. The Englishman has proven his high quality within the full-back roles this season, though Kostas Tsimikas could also be utilised to supply slightly extra attacking risk down the flank.

CM: Dominik Szoboszlai – The midfielder was in nice kind for Hungary over the worldwide interval and put in a powerful if unspectacular show in opposition to Brighton..

CM: Wataru Endo – Few anticipated the Japan skipper to be a must-start when the season started, however that is definitely the case now. Endo might be tasked with hoovering issues up in entrance of the backline, whereas his presence additionally allows Alexis Mac Allister and Szoboszlai extra freedom.

CM: Alexis Mac Allister – Participant of the match in opposition to his former facet Brighton final day trip, the Argentine has been in sensational kind for the Reds since shifting right into a extra superior position. The right playmaker for Klopp, he would be the chief creator up in opposition to Sheffield United‘s low block.

RW: Mohamed Salah – Regardless of scoring the winner in opposition to Brighton, the Egyptian was surprisingly wasteful having taken a outstanding 12 pictures throughout the 90 minutes. Nonetheless, he might be eyeing up some extra objectives in opposition to the Premier League‘s most porous defence midweek.

ST: Darwin Nunez – Liverpool’s ‘Captain Chaos’ was uncharacteristically quiet in opposition to the Seagulls, however his tempo and relentlessness might be key to unlocking the Sheffield United backline.

LW: Luis Diaz – A lot improved in 2024, the Colombian was at his difficult finest in opposition to Brighton final day trip, getting his identify on the scoresheet with an instinctive and intelligent end. Diaz was additionally on hearth over the worldwide interval and his hit kind at simply the proper time.

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