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Team news: Confirmed Liverpool line-up v Sheff Utd

Alisson is back between the posts for the champions having missed the last three games due to a collarbone injury.

Jota, meanwhile, is named in the XI alongside Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.

Fabinho continues in defence next to Joe Gomez, while Jordan Henderson ...

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Alisson returns to Reds squad for Sheff Utd clash

The goalkeeper is included among the Reds players that will shortly arrive at Anfield having missed the last three matches due to a collarbone injury.

Liverpool’s confirmed line-up for the fixture with the Blades will be announced at 7pm BST.

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Report: Williams, Cain and Millar goals see U23s beat Chelsea at Kirkby

Rhys Williams' excellent week continued as he followed up his Champions League debut by opening the scoring at the Kirkby Academy with an unstoppable header. 

Jake Cain then doubled the young Reds' lead with his third converted free-kick of the season before captain Liam ...

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Match report: U18s earn convincing mini-derby victory at Everton

Coach Marc Bridge-Wilkinson was able to welcome back Tyler Morton, Lee Jonas and Luca Stephenson to the starting line-up, and the Reds started brightly.

A nice exchange of passes brought the ball to James Balagizi and the midfielder’s powerful shot left the crossbar ...

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Adrian interview | Fabinho at centre-back, Jota's impact and Sheff Utd

The Reds turn their attention back to Premier League matters now after kicking off their Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win at AFC Ajax in midweek. 

There's no let-up in the fixture schedule with Sheffield United arriving at Anfield this evening, though Adrian insists ...

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Pre-Sheff Utd stats: Andy Robertson closes in on Premier League century

Should he appear against Sheffield United at Anfield tonight, the left-back would become the 49th player to reach the landmark for the club in the Premier League era. 

Alongside Mohamed Salah, Robertson has played every minute of top-flight football for the Reds this ...

yesterday 10:11 open_in_new
Jordan Henderson: Virgil is the best - but we don’t stop without him

Van Dijk will miss a Premier League game for the first time since January 2018 when Sheffield United visit Anfield tonight due to the knee injury he sustained during last weekend’s Merseyside derby.

But, while acknowledging the huge blow of being without the No.4, Henderson insists ...

yesterday 09:08 open_in_new
Jürgen Klopp: I love Rhian Brewster - a special guy on and off the pitch

Brewster swapped Anfield for Bramall Lane during the transfer window and, in his notes for tonight’s matchday programme, Klopp detailed his feelings about the striker.  

“The games we had against them [Sheffield United] last season were as tough as any we faced, be it ...

yesterday 09:08 open_in_new
12.55pm BST: Watch Liverpool U23s v Chelsea live

Kick-off at the Academy is scheduled for 1pm, but our live single-camera coverage begins five minutes earlier.

Barry Lewtas' side will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways against Premier League 2 leaders Chelsea after the narrow loss at Brighton & Hove Albion last ...

yesterday 09:08 open_in_new
Jürgen Klopp on Gomez-Matip partnership, Marcus Rashford and more

During the second part of his pre-Sheffield United press conference, the Liverpool manager talked in depth about the unique demands the current campaign has and will place on footballers.

Klopp also assessed the prospect of Gomez and Matip combining at the back in the absence of Virgil van ...

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Fixtures update: Man City and Brighton matches rescheduled

The Reds’ trip to Etihad Stadium is now set for a 4.30pm GMT kick-off on Sunday November 8, with Sky Sports to broadcast the match.

Their journey to Brighton, meanwhile, has been switched to a 12.30pm GMT start on Saturday November 28. BT Sport will televise this game.

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2020-10-23 20:26 open_in_new
Liverpool v Sheffield United: Team news

The Liverpool boss did not rule out involvement for Thiago Alcantara, Alisson Becker or Joel Matip when he provided an update on the trio at his pre-match press conference on Friday.

Indeed, the latest reports from the Reds’ medical department confirmed the only certain absentees for ...

2020-10-23 19:23 open_in_new
LFC fitness latest: Alisson Becker, Thiago Alcantara and Joel Matip

The Reds will assess the latest condition of the trio on Friday afternoon to determine whether they can play a part in the Anfield meeting with the Blades.

However, Virgil van Dijk, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kostas Tsimikas are definitely not available for the fixture.

Jürgen ...

2020-10-23 16:14 open_in_new
'Rhian is our boy - but I hope he has a day off tomorrow!'

The Reds switch back to Premier League action this weekend and return to Anfield to face a Blades side that have taken one point from their opening five Premier League games this season.

Brewster is in contention to make his first start for Chris Wilder’s charges having completed a ...

2020-10-23 16:14 open_in_new
'It's a nice story' - Klopp on Rhys Williams' Champions League debut
Jürgen Klopp described how he saw the joy in the eyes of Rhys Williams after the 19-year-old clocked up his first Champions League minutes on Wednesday – and the boss challenged the young centre-backs within the squad to grasp the ‘big opportunity’ the injury to Virgil van Dijk has afforded them. ...
2020-10-23 16:14 open_in_new
Jürgen Klopp: No timescale for Van Dijk's recovery

Van Dijk is facing an extended spell on the sidelines as he undergoes surgery for an injury sustained during last weekend’s Merseyside derby.

But given the individual nature of the rehabilitation required, Klopp does not want to indicate a prospective return date for the ...

2020-10-23 16:14 open_in_new
Match preview: Liverpool U18s set for Merseyside derby

On Saturday morning, Liverpool U18s will make the journey to their neighbours as they travel to Finch Farm for the ‘mini-mini’ derby with Everton.

Marc Bridge-Wilkinson’s side head into the clash after a hard-fought but deserved 3-2 win over Sunderland last weekend that ...

2020-10-23 15:11 open_in_new
'The boss trusted Curtis and Rhys on the biggest stage of European football'

Having progressed through the ranks together in Kirkby since the age of eight, the pair realised a dream when they featured at Johan Cruyff Arena.

Jones was handed a start against AFC Ajax by Jürgen Klopp, while the manager deployed Williams as a late substitute to help preserve a 1-0 ...

2020-10-23 13:05 open_in_new
Fabinho discusses centre-back switch: 'I will do my best'

In the absence of both Joel Matip and Virgil van Dijk, the Brazil international featured in the heart of defence alongside Joe Gomez against AFC Ajax on Wednesday.

He was key to the Reds securing a clean sheet as they won the Champions League Group D opener 1-0, too, not least with a ...

2020-10-23 12:02 open_in_new
12.45pm BST: Watch Jürgen Klopp's Sheffield United preview live

Ahead of Liverpool's meeting with Sheffield United at Anfield, the boss will answer journalists' questions remotely from Melwood.

As usual, we'll be showing Klopp's press conference live - simply return to this page shortly before the start time to tune in.

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2020-10-23 10:59 open_in_new
'We wanted to win for Virgil - I'm sure he was proud of us'

Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over AFC Ajax in Amsterdam ensured the Reds picked up three valuable points in their Group D opener.

They did so despite being without Van Dijk - who sustained a knee injury during last weekend’s Merseyside derby - and James Milner has explained that the ...

2020-10-23 10:59 open_in_new