Klopp opens up on Can's Liverpool contract situation

Manchester City v Liverpool Confirmed team news for Premier League clash at Etihad Stadium

"It will take a longer time to put the team out I want", he said.

Vincent Kompany is fit but his role in Guardiola's plans is unknown and he will nearly certainly not start, though he could be on the bench.

Neither City nor Liverpool have any suspensions.

However, back-to-back wins over Arsenal and Burnley have put Liverpool back on course to finish in the top four this season, and Murphy believes that judgement should be reserved until Klopp has been able to mould his own squad.

The team as a whole will be largely unchanged.

Marco Silva's men are four points from safety after two defeats in their last three games and Swansea, six points ahead of Hull, will arrive in good form after four wins from their previous six matches.

Emre Can is expected to retain his place at the base of Liverpool's three-man midfield in Henderson's absence. "The other clubs, for many other reasons, were a little bit closer".

Mourinho's Manchester United advanced past Rostov in the Europa League round of 16 on Thursday and the Portuguese manager tore into the schedule-makers afterward, complaining of start times and calling them one of United's "enemies " this season.

Sergio Aguero has found the back of the net in all four of his Premier League games versus Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium (four goals).

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The game kicks off at 19:45 United Kingdom time on Wednesday, February 1, and is available on BT Sport 1 in the UK.



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