Liverpool vs Man City team news: Ibrahima Konate out, James Milner starts – The Athletic

Liverpool defender Ibrahima Konate misses Sunday’s Premier League clash against Manchester City at Anfield.
The Athletic reported on Saturday that Konate was a doubt after picking up a muscle problem.
Joe Gomez is expected to start alongside Virgil van Dijk, with James Milner included in the starting XI and set to fill in at right-back.
Andy Robertson returns after injury, while Trent Alexander-Arnold is named on the bench after his own enforced absence.
Erling Haaland was rested for Manchester City’s Champions League stalemate in Copenhagen but returns to the City starting XI.
Liverpool head into the game 13 points behind City, having played a game less.
Liverpool XI: Alisson, Milner, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Elliott, Fabinho, Thiago, Jota, Firmino, Salah.
Subs: Kelleher, Henderson, Jones, Tsimikas, Nunez, Carvalho, Bajcetic, Phillips, Alexander-Arnold
Manchester City XI: Ederson, Akanji, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Foden, Haaland
Subs: Ortega, Grealish, Laporte, Alvarez, Sergio Gomez, Mahrez, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand.
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