Liverpool will seek to end their four-game winless run when Premier League leaders Arsenal come to town on Sunday.

The Reds have fallen into a real slump after their 7-0 win over Manchester United and really need to start picking up the points once again if they are to get back into the European spots. Fortunately, they have history on their side here as Arsenal have not won a league game at Anfield since Mikel Arteta played there in 2012.

Here’s how Jurgen Klopp’s men could line up.

GK: Alisson – There’ll be a search for a new number two this summer if Caoimhin Kelleher leaves, but Alisson’s spot as starter will remain.

RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Rested against Chelsea, Alexander-Arnold should be ready for one of the toughest tests of his season.

CB: Virgil van Dijk – Back from illness, Van Dijk should return to the starting lineup.

CB: Ibrahima Konate – Konate didn’t cover himself in glory against Chelsea but is still Liverpool’s strongest partner to Van Dijk.

LB: Andy Robertson – Klopp turned to Robertson for the final half an hour of the Chelsea draw, having attempted to rest the influential Scot.

DM: Fabinho – Fabinho has broken out of his major slump but still has work to do before he’s back to his best.

CM: Jordan Henderson – Thiago Alcantara is flirting with a return from a hip injury but definitely won’t start this one, giving Henderson another chance to prove his worth on the pitch.

CM: Harvey Elliott – He might not be a natural midfielder but Elliott’s scrappy energy is needed in this part of the pitch.

RW: Mohamed Salah – Salah spent most of the Chelsea game on the bench to keep him fresh for this one.

ST: Cody Gakpo – Whether he’s the long-term answer as a striker or not is still up for debate, but there’s no denying Gakpo has proven his worth in this Liverpool team.

LW: Darwin Nunez – The chaotic Nunez will hope to cause plenty of problems for Ben White.


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