Academy graduate starts: Confirmed Liverpool lineup v Leicester City

Liverpool lineup against Leicester City tonight with a majority of the first XI missing from the squad. Injuries have ravaged the side and Jürgen Klopp is having to get flexible as a result. Here is the confirmed Liverpool lineup to face Leicester City:

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Goalkeeper: Alisson

Alisson may need to perform the sweeper keeper role given Jamie Vardy’s pace.

Right back: James Milner

The Scouser in our team is out injured and so Mr Professional fills in.

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Centre back: Fabinho

The Brazilian returns just in time for a visit from Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes.

Centre back: Joel Matip

The Cameroonian is going to have to be a leader at the back for the coming months.

Left back: Andy Robertson

Andy Robbo, published author, will be shouldering the burden of Trent’s absence.

Centre midfield: Curtis Jones

The Scouser gets the nod tonight in the absence of the captain.

Centre midfield: Gini Wijnaldum

The Dutchman needs to pull out a big game given the absences.

Centre midfield: Naby Keita

The Guinean gets the nod tonight after recovering from injury.

Right wing: Diogo Jota

The Portuguese star has had a red hot start to life at Anfield, another goal is much needed.

Left wing: Sadio Mane

Sadio is a big game player, we need a huge one tonight.

Striker: Roberto Firmino

The Brazilian is due a big game, he had a blinder away at the King Power last season.

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