Van Dijk, Jota and Shaqiri to start – Predicted Liverpool line-up to face Arsenal

Liverpool take on Arsenal in the Carabao Cup fourth round at Anfield, with a place in the quarter-final at stake.

Jurgen Klopp’s side will be hoping for a repeat of their 3-1 win over Arsenal on Monday evening, as the Reds laid down their title credentials in impressive fashion.

Speaking after the win over Mikel Arteta’s side, Reds boss Klopp hailed his team’s performance.

“It was good,” he told LFC TV. “It was a really good game, I loved pretty much each second. I didn’t like the goal we conceded but the reaction afterwards immediately, I liked a lot.

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“Against a top team in form playing like we did tonight is something, to be honest. It doesn’t help us for Thursday or help us for Sunday, but for tonight it was quite good, I have to say.

“I really liked it: we were dominant, we played football, we were difficult to defend, the counter-press was top, attitude was great and played some really good stuff.

“Arsenal had not too many, but some, chances because they have real quality. I think most of the moments they had were offside, so good defending, but Ali made a save anyway.

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“It was all good, a really good performance.”

Klopp is likely to make several changes to his line-up for the clash against Arsenal on Thursday night, with summer signing Diogo Jota pushing to start after his impressive goalscoring cameo on Monday.

The likes of Takumi Minamino, Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri are also likely to feature after starring in the 7-2 win over Lincoln in the previous round.

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