Ozan Kabak starts in defence for Liverpool against Chelsea – Confirmed Lineups

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Liverpool take on Chelsea in the Premier League on Thursday night at the Anfield stadium.

Turkey international Ozan Kabak will start again for the Reds in defence.

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Kabak has got the nod alongside Fabinho who returns from injury.

The 20-year-old will play alongside his third different centre-back partner since joining Liverpool on loan from Schalke 04.

Kabak has partnered with Jordan Henderson – who is out injured – and Nathanial Phillips already in his first few games.

The young defender has started the last five games for Liverpool in all competitions, helping his side keep two clean sheets – the 2-0 win over RB Leipzig and the 2-0 win over Sheffield United.

Alisson Becker is back in goal which sees Adrian dropped to the bench.

Diogo Jota has been included in the Reds squad for the first time since December 9 following a knee injury and has been named on the bench as well.

The full Chelsea starting lineup is as follows: