Pep Guardiola confirms shock team news ahead of Liverpool clash

Pep Guardiola during the Champions League match against Hoffenheim

It's time for clash of the season, as Liverpool takes on Manchester City. both teams are only separated by a margin of six goals.

The two attacking sides will face each other tomorrow at Anfield.

"I've said it a few times, that if we couldn't be champions last season then Manchester City are very welcome", the Liverpool boss told Sky Sports.

Keita left the field on a stretcher early in Liverpool's 1-0 defeat to Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday night, with plenty left concerned about his well-being.

In the league, City has clicked into gear and are already top of the Premier League table only dropping points away to Wolves at the end of August.

"It promises to be another wonderful occasion and a great game between two top-quality sides". Look at the game at Manchester City - there was an offside goal, which was not offside, which could have changed the game, but we were really calm.

"But as a player there is not much more that you can achieve than playing these type of games, because when you play them or when the atmosphere is like that, you know it's a big thing". "Only when the team play better and play good the striker has more chances to score goals".

Gary Neville reckons that fatigue in Liverpool's outstanding front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino could potentially stop Jurgen Klopp's side winning the Premier League this season.

See more from Kyle Walker in the build-up to Liverpool v Manchester City. "What I want to see is the team alive, and we are alive".

But come Sunday, they can count on the intangibles of Anfield on top of the talent of a bolstered squad and inspirational manager to keep City waiting for a win there and strike first blood in the title race.

"It's obviously going to be a tough game, but we've shown in recent games that we have the ability to beat them, to go toe-to-toe with them, and that's what we'll be looking to do again on Sunday - to go at them and try to win the game".

City have got an embarrassment of riches, but Liverpool have had their number over the past year or so. The Reds have endured a rampant start to the season and have successfully dispatched all of their opponents so far this season in the home outings.

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