"We saw Bristol City do really well there the other night (losing 2-1 in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final)".
And ahead of their crucial clash at Anfield tomorrow, Starsport have taken a look back at the last 10 meetings between the two clubs.
Mohamed Salah has been involved in 22 goals in his opening 21 Premier League games for Liverpool (17 goals, 5 assists); only two players have ever been involved in more in their opening 21 Premier League games for a club - Andy Cole at Newcastle and Dwight Yorke at Manchester United (23 each).More news: Stryker (SYK) EPS Estimated At $1.95; Isramco (ISRL) SI Decreased By 12.86%
"Last time was 15 years ago. As long as the club keeps doing that then I'm happy here".
Wijnaldum, Can and Oxlade-Chamberlain should start in the center of the park for the Reds.
Salah has been the go to goalscorer at Liverpool and it will be in the Reds best interest to field their most talented player in a game of this magnitude.
Midfield: Jordan Henderson has returned to light training but the midfielder is still unavailable for selection so I think we'll see Emre Can keep his place in midfield.More news: Pepsico (NASDAQ:PEP) Given Hold Rating at Jefferies Group
Liverpool begin life without Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian's move to FC Barcelona.
However, forward Gabriel Jesus and defenders Vincent Kompany and Benjamin Mendy remain out.
Manchester City Expected XI (4-3-3): Ederson (GK); Walker, Otamendi, Stones, Delph; Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Gundogan; Sterling, Aguero, Sane. "One of the reasons Danny is here is because he won the title with N'Golo two years ago", said Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after his side recently demolished Stoke.
But to do that City must end their wretched run at Anfield, where they are without a win since 2003, a run of 16 matches in all competitions. City have triumphed against Liverpool just once in the past six meetings in the league, a demolition in their last encounter. Last season, Klopp's men won the contest 1-0 at home thanks to a brilliant headed goal scored by Dutch worldwide Wijnaldum.More news: Golar LNG Partners (GMLP) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold
"What's important is what happens over 90 minutes on the field", he added.