Liverpool vs Man City: Probable Lineups, Preview – Ilkay Gundogan Will Miss Clash

Liverpool take on Manchester City on Thursday 26 July at the MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, USA in their opening game in the International Champions Cup.

 

Daniel Sturridge is likely to feature upfront with Sheyi Ojo out wide and 17-year-old Curtis Jones who has looked impressive this summer could start on the other wing.

Youngster of part Turkish heritage Rhian Brewster will not feature due to injury.

Meanwhile, midfielder of Turkish origin Ilkay Gundogan is currently on holiday and will not take part for City.

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Pep Guardiola looks set to keep faith with the youngsters in his squad despite a 1-0 defeat to Dortmund in their first game of the friendly tournament.

Guardiola has a heavily depleted side.

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Raheem Sterling, John Stones, Fernandinho, Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne are all out.

Leroy Sane missed the World Cup and is available as is summer signing Mahrez but City are missing so many important names.

The Reds have looked strong this summer, perhaps early title contenders? it is too early to tell but they are going to be pretty difficult to stop.

Liverpool vs Man City: Probable Lineups

Man City: Bravo, Zinchenko, Laporte, Adarabioyo, Bolton, Gomes, Brahim, Foden, Sane, Mahrez, Nmencha

Liverpool: Karius, Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Clyne, Keita, Fabinho, Lallana, Ojo, Sturridge, Jones