Stoke City v Liverpool: Confirmed Starting XIs – Emre Can makes 40th appearance

Liverpool take on Stoke City at the Britannia stadium in what will be captain Steven Gerrard’s final game for the Premier League giants.

Gerrard will make his 250th away Premier League appearance and has scored a total of 50 goals on the road.

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The Liverpool legend is the Reds top scorer with eight goals this season but only has one assist – his lowest assist total since 1998-99.

Liverpool beat Stoke City 5-3 last season and have actually recorded victories in their last three encounters with Stoke.

Emre Can will start again at right-back, the 21-year-old will make his 40th appearance of the season.

Stoke City v Liverpool

Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Stadium: Britannia Stadium
Referee: A Taylor

Stoke City: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters, N’Zonzi, Whelan, Adam, Arnautovic, Walters, Diouf
Subs: Butland, Ireland, Odemwingie, Wilson, Sidwell, Crouch, Wolscheid

Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Allen, Henderson, Gerrard, Lallana, Coutinho
Subs: Ward, Toure, Lovren, Lambert, Sterling, Ibe, Markovic

Injured: José Enrique (knee), Sakho (hamstring, both Aug), Flanagan (knee), Sturridge (hip, both Oct)

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