Liverpool v Besiktas – Probable starting line-up’s
Liverpool host Besiktas in the Europa League at the Anfield Road stadium at 20:05 (GMT).
Emre Can is expected to start in Liverpool’s Europa League clash with Besiktas. The Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is expected to to keep Emre Can in defence while Joe Allen will fill in for the injured Steven Gerrard and Lucas Leiva in midfield.
Emre Can has made 23 appearances for Liverpool since joining from Bayer Leverkusen at the start of the season.
Besiktas’ star striker Demba Ba is a slight injury doubt going into the game and missed first team training this week.
The return leg will be played at the Ataturk Olimpiyat Stadium on Thursday February 26.
Stadium: Anfield Road
Referee: Szymon Marciniak
Liverpool: Mignolet, Ibe, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Emre Can, Allen, Henderson, Coutinho, Sterling, Sturridge
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Besiktas: Cenk, Serdar, Franco, Ersan, Motta, Atiba, Veli, Gökhan Töre, Sosa, Olcay, Demba Ba
Manager: Slaven Bilic