Klopp delivers latest Liverpool FC injury update ahead of Man City clash

Man City visit Merseyside on Sunday in the biggest match of the season to date with high stakes all round

Man City visit Merseyside on Sunday in the biggest match of the season to date with high stakes all round

A win for the home side, however, would take them eight points clear at the top, and nine above the reigning champions.

The best teams in the country renew a rivalry that defined last season's title race and may do so again providing Pep Guardiola's injury-hit Manchester City keep up with Liverpool.

The major concern will be that City will be without their first-choice goalkeeper Ederson who was injured midweek in the Champions League, whilst Rodri and David Silva are doubts for the game.

City were playing Brighton on the final day and "The Seagulls" took the lead on the day. That could be an ominous omen for Liverpool heading into the crunch contest at Anfield.

I do not believe I am exaggerating when I say the hierarchies of Liverpool and City can not stand each other, resentments which are reflected in the fanbases.

"He told me it was like a party inside the ground and that some of their supporters were crying in the stands saying, "We're going to do it".

"However, there's a quite a bit of road ahead of us". Since their last victory at the stadium, a 2-1 win in May 2003, they have played 16 league games, losing 11.




Kompany will join the Sky Sports panel as a pundit for tomorrow's showdown between Liverpool and City. However, Klopp's men are now six points clear of their title rivals heading into Sunday's top-of-the-table clash.

Manchester City, meanwhile, are now second and six points behind the Reds as Pep Guardiola's men look to catch the Merseyside outfit and cut their lead down to three points.

The incident is widely regarded as the flashpoint that turned the sides from top four rivals to bitter enemies.

"None of us were sitting on that coach saying they were scared".

"That has never happened in my career". To give them some credit, they had also become the hardest team to win against.

"I think I said after that [Holland game], I didn't play him the game after because I felt he wanted to be in a confident place when he next played for England and if he can come through this weekend strongly, then that's where he'd be I would think".

Although the ex-Middlesbrough boss would prefer to see the number even bigger, he admitted it is those type of games he wants his internationals to feature in.

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