The old enemy but different.
Man United haven’t been the same since Alex Ferguson left, but they’ve still had somewhat of a hold over the Reds in recent games.
This time we face them in a competition we’ve never done so before. A rare first in a game between Liverpool and Man United.
Jürgen Klopp is set for his second taste of one of the fiercest rivalries in football and, of course, wants results to pan out better than they did in his first.
The Manchester side have already beaten the Merseysiders twice this season, a record that needs putting right.
If aspirations of winning the Europa League are real, the Reds must overcome this mammoth tie unscathed and buoyant. Momentum must be carried forward.
With a few players forcing Klopp’s hand and team selection, who could/should the German manager plump for for the visit of Louis van Gaal’s men to Anfield?
Here’s my predicted XI…