£48m Liverpool signing starts – Besiktas vs Leipzig Confirmed Line-ups

£48m Liverpool signing starts – Besiktas vs Leipzig Confirmed Line-ups

Besiktas welcome Leipzig to the Vodafone Arena on Tuesday 26 September on Champions League Group G Match Day 2.

The reigning Super Lig champions will be without Atinc Nukan who is on loan from Red Bull Leipzig.

Gokhan Tore is also out injured as is Adriano.

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Besiktas boss Senol Gunes has decided to field a back-four comprised of Caner Erkin, Dusko Tosic, Pepe and Gary Medel.

Red Bull Leipzig have a few injury concerns themselves. Kevin Kampl is out with a knee injury but Naby Keita has made a full recovery and will start tonight.

Despite playing for the Leipzig, Keita has already agreed to join the Premier League giants for £48 million at the end of the season according to the BBC.

Besiktas boss Senol Gunes has fielded an unchanged side from the one that lost 2-1 to Fenerbahce in the derby over the weekend.

Besiktas are currently first in Group G after beating Porto 3-1 in Portugal on Match Day 1.

Besiktas vs Leipzig: Confirmed line-ups

Besiktas: Fabri – Medel, Pepe, Tosic, Caner – Hutchinson, Oğuzhan (c) – Talisca, Babel, Quaresma, Cenk
Absentees: Nukan (ACL), Töre (knee), Adriano (match fitness)
Coach: Senol Gunes

Leipzig: Gulacsi, Halstenberg, Upamecano, Orban, Ilsanker, Forsberg, Keita, Demme, Sabitzer, Werner, Augustin
Absentees: Kampl (knee)
Coach: Ralph Hasenhüttl