Liverpool XI vs Chelsea: Starting lineup, confirmed team news, injury latest for Premier League today

 (ES Composite)
(ES Composite)

Jurgen Klopp has named Darwin Nunez and Trent Alexander-Arnold to the bench as Liverpool host Chelsea this lunchtime.

After an inconsistent season, the German rotated his squad against Wolves at Molineux last time out, with the Reds kept at least one avenue for silverware open.

Klopp has previous in throwing young players in against Chelsea, starting Harvey Elliott against the Blues at Anfield last season.


Elliott scored the winner against Wolves and starts once more, while impressive young midfielder Stefan Bajcetic is also in the side alongside Naby Keita and Thiago.

James Milner starts at right-back with Alexander-Arnold among the substitutes, with Elliott in the front three as Nunez also misses out.

Joe Gomez and Ibrahima Konate are the centre-back pairing with Virgil van Dijk once again absent.

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Milner, Gomez, Konate, Robertson, Keita, Bajcetic, Thiago, Salah, Gakpo, Elliott

Subs: Kelleher, Fabinho, Henderson, Alexander-Arnold, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Tsimikas, Jones, Matip, Nunez

Date and time: Saturday 21 January 2023

Venue: Anfield

TV channel and live stream: BT Sport