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[Teams] Sheffield United vs Liverpool: Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool will be hoping to maintain their perfect start to the season when they take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. Here are the line-ups:

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Liverpool will be hoping to maintain their perfect start to the Premier League season when they take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane at lunchtime.

As expected, Jurgen Klopp has made wholesale changes from the side that beat MK Dons in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night. Adrian is recalled in goal while Virgil van Dijk comes back in to marshall the defence alongside Joel Matip.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson are recalled in the full-back positions for Liverpool with Ki-Jana Hoever and James Milner making way despite both getting on the scoresheet in midweek.

Fabinho and Jordan Henderson come in to the midfield with Adam Lallana and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain dropping out while Gini Wijnaldum is also recalled after being rested against MK Dons.

Liverpool’s feared front three all return as Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino are brought back in after being rested on Wednesday while Sadio Mane is fit to start after recovering from a knock that he picked up against Chelsea last weekend.

Youngsters Rhian Brewster, Harvey Elliott and Curtis Jones all dropping out of the squad with Divock Origi passed fit to return to the bench after recovering from an ankle injury.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Sheffield United

Henderson, Baldock, Stevens, Fleck, O’Connell, Basham, Lundstram, McBurnie, Robinson, Egan, Norwood.

Subs: Freeman, Jagielka, Mousset, Osborn, Clarke, Moore, Besic

Liverpool

Adrian, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Subs: Kelleher, Lovren, Milner, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Origi.

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