Liverpool Xi Vs Derby: Team News Possible Lineup

Liverpool Xi Vs Derby: Team News Possible Lineup

Liverpool will ring the chances for Wednesday’s meeting with Derby in the Carabao Cup.

A number of long-term injury absentees will continue to be unavailable for Liverpool,

including Luis Diaz (knee), Joel Matip (calf), Arthur Melo (thigh) and Diogo Jota (calf).


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James Milner (concussion) could be fit while Naby Keita will not return until the weekend at the earliest.

Klopp is expected to turn to a number of reserve and young players for the third-round tie.

Caoimhin Kelleher should start in goal and there could be a full debut for young Calvin Ramsay at right-back.

Curtis Jones, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kostas Tsimikas and Fabio Carvalho can all hope to feature having been on the bench at Spurs.

Other youngsters potentially in the mix are Stefan Bajcetic, the 18-year-old defensive midfielder who has featured four times already

this season, plus Liverpool U23s top scorer Layton Hewitt and winger Kaide Gordon.

Predicted Liverpool XI:


Ramsay, Gomez, Van Dijk, Tsimikas;

Oxlade-Chamberlain, Bajcetic, Jones;

Elliott, Nunez, Carvalho.

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