Liverpool fans have bemoaned the squad’s lack of depth in recent years. The Reds finally have the strength to compete on all fronts this season and now is the time to showcase the talent beyond our first-team.

Adrian, despite playing the role of number one since his arrival, is actually our backup keeper.

The injury to first choice stopper Alisson Becker could have been an utter crisis but has been nothing of the sort as the Spanish shot-stopper has looked phenomenal between the sticks so far.

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In defence Liverpool may just have the best back-up in world football. Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren are players who would make it into almost any other team.

These two are only kept out by the magnificent performances of Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk who are immovable from the Liverpool back four.

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Such is the competition in midfield that our first-team trio can be fully replaced and still be the envy of the majority of Premier League clubs.

Naby Kieta, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Adam Lallana are all likely to make an appearance at MK Dons.

Firmino should not up front start against Napoli.

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With usual back-up striker Divock Origi currently sidelined Liverpool are forced to look elsewhere for an alternative forward.

Rhian Brewster is that alternative. The 19-year-old prospect could finally make his debut this week. He has long been talked about as the next big thing at Liverpool and needs a chance to prove he can be.

Liverpool have depth from back to front and will need to use it sooner rather than later.

The games are coming thick and fast for the Reds, who are set to play three times in the space of a week.



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