Liverpool v Manchester City – Confirmed line-up's – Can back in defence

Liverpool v Manchester City – Confirmed line-up’s – Can back in defence


Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers has decided to move Emre Can back into defence for todays clash with Manchester City in the Premier League.

Can played in midfield for Liverpool’s away trip to Besiktas in the Europa League on Thursday.

The 21-year-old will play alongside Skrtel and Lovren in defence while Jordan Henderson returns to midfield after recovering from an injury.

Liverpool sit in 6th place with 45 points in 26 games. Manchester City are currently second in the league with 55 points in 26 games.

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Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Lovren, Henderson, Allen, Moreno, Markovic, Lallana, Coutinho, Sterling
Subs: Ward, Toure, Lambert, Sturridge, Borini, Balotelli, Williams

Manchester City Hart, Zabaleta, Mangala, Kompany, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Yaya Toure, Silva, Nasri, Dzeko, Aguero.
Subs: Caballero, Demichelis, Clichy, Lampard, Bony, Milner, Fernand

The Germany U21 international has one goal and one assist in 26 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions this season.