Pep Guardiola relishing Liverpool challenge at Anfield

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So, great news for Klopp that Salah will be fit to face Man City but the comments surrounding Coutinho suggest that the magician was ready to not play for Liverpool in the second half of the season.

On Manchester City's side, Gabriel Jesus, Benjamin Mendy, and Vincent Kompany will all miss this match.

Liverpool are well on the top in terms of head-to-head meetings between the two clubs, with 18 wins versus City's eight, accompanied by 15 draws in 41 total Premier League meetings. One of the hardest to clear will be this trip to Anfield.

Kevin de Bruyne will line up against Liverpool for Manchester City this weekend - but he could have been playing FOR the Reds if he'd realised his childhood dream.

The Reds are completely dominant at home against the Citizens, with 14 wins compared with just one victory for City at Anfield.

Manchester City star Leroy Sane suggests that he could have joined Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool in the summer of 2016.

"They didn't do too badly before that but after they were like, "Ah, we are really good".

"There were times when he took the whip out, but he also embraced you and said, 'Boy, everything is okay.' He worked very well together with his assistant Zeljko Buvac who was more the tactical mastermind". "You need to show up".

"This season we have done that but we still have to go to Anfield and to Tottenham".

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"We still have a lot of things to do but tomorrow is such an important game to see again if we are able to do big things in this season - in the big stages of the Champions League".

Chelsea take on Leicester in a clash of the past two winners of the Premier League, Spurs host Everton, second-placed Manchester United play Stoke and Arsenal, in sixth spot, travel to Bournemouth.

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The Reds now trail their Premier League rivals by three points in the battle for the top four this season.

The German will reveal more on Moreno's fitness and issue an update on the shape of the rest of his first-team squad in his pre-City address to the media on Friday.

Having not played since Friday 5, the Liverpool manager will have a fresh team available having enjoyed a productive festive period - extending their unbeaten run to 17 games.

They have kept nine clean sheets in their last 13 league games at Anfield.

City could become the first team to win a top-flight match at Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United in the same season since Wimbledon in 1986-87.