Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction at Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Frenchman and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has been linked in transfer rumors to Liverpool FC. It’s a far-fetched narrative to be sure, for multiple reasons that we can get in to at another time and space, but for now the real story is what he had to say about the transcendent run of form that LFC are on right now.

A man who some have heralded as the potential successor or Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo praising the side that could join 19th century Preston North End and Arsenal’s Invincibles as the only undefeated-in-league-play English top flight club. Game recognizes game.

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Liverpool FC vs Wolves Team News: Shaqiri, Lovren, Fabinho, Jota

Here we go, the run in towards history for Liverpool FC. Various media outlets have given their take on whether or not the Reds will finish the Premier League season undefeated. In doing so, we’ve seen a lot of articles dissecting the 16 remaining matches in Liverpool’s quest for a seat at the head table in the Premier League pantheon.

There seems to be a consensus that Thursday night’s trip Wolverhampton Wanderers is among the toughest tests that stand in the way of Liverpool finishing the campaign with no losses. The reverse fixture was certainly tightly contested, with Wolves coming as close as anybody else to giving the best team in the world a scare at Anfield. Looking ahead to the midweek clash, we’ll start the team news section by starting on the visitors.

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Jurgen Klopp Finds Manchester United’s Counter-Attacking Style Strange

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Both sides have no issues with motivation and inspiration when Manchester United and Liverpool get together. The most heated of rivalries, emotions always run high, and tomorrow it could be even more ramped up, given what happened in the last meeting.

United were the first, and so far only, team to take any point from a Premier League meeting with Liverpool this season. The Reds will no doubt be looking to get one back on the Red Devils for ruining their unblemished season. And if United needs some more added motivation, LFC manager Jurgen Klopp just gave them some bulletin board material. While saying that he’s not throwing shade, he essentially threw shade at his rivals’ playing style.

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Manchester United

In Manchester United, Liverpool FC will be looking, on Sunday, to avenge the only team that took points from a meeting with them this season. Not that they would actually need any more motivation for a match against their bitterest of rivals, but hey, it’s the main story line in this the headliner fixture of the Premier League weekend.

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will have three more key players, who had been long term injury absentees, now back in the rotation for this match, but we didn’t pick any of them in our first team prediction. The Reds have enough depth that they can ease them back into action at any rate they choose to.

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Manchester United Starting XI Prediction at Liverpool FC

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he made a rash decision on Wednesday night and it backfired. The Manchester United manager played the team’s leading scorer, Marcus Rashford, in the FA Cup replay against Wolves, a match where perhaps the Mancunian might have been best served with a night off.

He got hurt and unless he’s absolutely positively 100% full fitness, then he should likely sit out United’s trip to Liverpool on Sunday. So what does OGS do now- Mason Greenwood?

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Man United at Liverpool Team News: Rashford, Fabinho, Gomez, Lovren

Liverpool have already broken several records this campaign, not just club or league, but European records. They certainly look unstoppable right now, but United did battle them to a draw in October, and now the very highly anticipated reverse fixture awaits.

In that match, the only blemish on the Reds’ resume so far this Premier League season, it was Marcus Rashford who scored the only United goal. He may not be fit to play this time around. Rash left the Red Devils FA Cup replay win over Wolverhampton on Wednesday night, after just 16 minutes due to a back injury.

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Marcus Rashford Hurt in Win over Wolves, Doubt for Liverpool Match

Manchester United beat Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup third round tonight, but the win came with a price. Their leading scorer, Marcus Rashford, left after just 15 minutes, having suffered a back injury.

He was able to walk on his own accord, but he was certainly not walking as normal. Now Rashford, who has 19 goals this season, may not be fit to play at Liverpool on Sunday, as the two bitter rivals clash for the second time this season. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he took a gamble in playing Rashford, and it came back to bite him.

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Fabinho, Matip and Lovren Could Feature vs United on Sunday

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It looks like Liverpool FC will see three key players, midfielder Fabinho, along with central defenders Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren, return to action this week. The trio have been out long term with respective injuries, but are now on the mend and set to resume full training.

With festive period fixture congestion having taken its toll on the team, the Reds are no doubt relieved to see the injury crisis at the back now getting alleviated. Especially right now, as they’ll host Manchester United in the second of their two annual arch-rivalry fixtures on Sunday.

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Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Werner, Kumbulla, Dembele, Zaha

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Chelsea FC are still looking for their first transaction for the January transfer window, but the rumor mill is decisively and understandably working overdrive right now. The west London club have had their transfer ban lifted after just one window, and that means they should be really busy this month.

Here are a few of the Blues transfer narratives gaining traction in cyberspace right now. Multiple outlets have picked up on Chelsea’s pursuit of Lyon striker Moussa Dembele. However, they have competition, from Tottenham Hotspur Manchester City, as well as another club, one that often goes to head to head with Chelsea for players in the transfer market, Manchester United.

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Jurgen Klopp Saying the Right Things to Guard Against Complacency

Liverpool FC are much more than the best team in the world right now. The Merseyside club are well beyond just their status as the top of the table side in the Premier League and holders of the UEFA Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup titles.

They are a finely tuned machine, which in this moment, looks pretty much unstoppable. It’s not about ending the league title drought now for LFC, it’s about achieving an undefeated season, which would put them on par with the 2003-04 Arsenal “Invicibles” squad.

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction at Tottenham Hotspur

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It’s going to take an absolute calamity, of never before seen proportions, to keep Liverpool FC from ending their league title title drought. The Reds have taken 58 points from a possible 60, as they have 19 wins and one draw to their credit.

So what’s left for the Anfield outfit to play for? Trying to matching the “Invincibles” of 2003-04 Arsenal. Arsene Wenger’s Gunners went undefeated in all league games (49) that season. Game 21/38 comes Saturday when LFC visit Tottenham Hotspur. Let’s take a look at what kind of lineup Jurgen Klopp might put forth in an effort to keep his side unblemished this season.

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Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI Prediction vs Liverpool FC

What might happen when a strongly defensive-minded and highly accomplished manager such as Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho goes up against a team that could literally finish the Premier League undefeated? Well, it might look ugly, but it could get very interesting.

A lot of pundits are saying that Mourinho may have lost something off his fast ball, but there is one way he could show that he’s truly still got it- take points from a Premier League fixture against Liverpool. It’s a feat that only Manchester United have accomplished this season, and all they did is manage a draw.

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