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


Harvey Elliott replaces Fabinho as Liverpool make one change to the team who beat Aston Villa for tonight’s clash with Leicester.

Ibrahima Konate, meanwhile, returns to the bench.

The Frenchman was on the bench for the World Cup final and missed the games against Manchester City and Villa as a result.


There are no fresh injury concerns for Jurgen Klopp, although the likes of James Milner, Roberto Firmino, Curtis Jones, Arthur Melo, Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota remain out.

Cody Gakpo will not be available for his Liverpool debut.

The new £45million signing has been unveiled as a Reds player and is likely to greet the fans at Anfield, but he does not become an official Liverpool player until the transfer window opens on January 1.

Starting Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Thiago, Elliott; Salah, Nunez, Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Injured: Milner, Jones, Jota, Arthur, Diaz, Firmino

Date and time: 8pm GMT, December 30

Venue: Anfield

TV channel and live stream: Sky Sports

Referee: Craig Pawson, Paul Tierney (VAR)