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Alisson returns for Liverpool as Klopp starts Salah, Mané, Firmino and Jota

Liverpool have been handed a much-needed boost at the back for their Gameweek 6 meeting with Sheffield United.

With Virgil van Dijk‘s (£6.4m) long-term injury still fresh in Jurgen Klopp’s mind, he welcomes back first-choice goalkeeper Alisson (£5.9m) from his shoulder problem.

It is a first start since Gameweek 3 for the Brazilian, Liverpool giving up nine goals in two matches during his absence.

That development is sure to be music to the ears of Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) and Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) owners, who sit in 35.6% and 19% of team respectively.

However, there is arguably even more exciting news further up the pitch for Liverpool, as this week’s most captained player worldwide Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) could well be handed a centre-forward role.

Diogo Jota (£6.3m) has been welcomed into the starting line-up for a rare foray into a 4-2-3-1 formation, which also features Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) and Sadio Mané (£12.0m).

It has been some time since we have seen Klopp shape his troops in this way, but the last time a fourth attacking midfielder was added to the team, Firmino was handed a number 10 role behind Salah.

Meanwhile, interest in Sheffield United assets continues to wane, with Rhian Brewster (£4.5m) the only player owned by more than 7% for Gameweek 6.

He starts against his former club, paired with Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) up-front.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, Gomez, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; J Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mané, Firmino, D Jota; Salah.

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale; Ampadu, Egan, Basham; Stevens, Osborn, Berge, Lundstram, Baldock; Brewster, McBurnie.

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1,292 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Sorry Salah owners I broke him

  2. NULL-X-VOID
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Robbo is looking hungry for a revenge goal

  3. Egg noodle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Great time to try out a new formation Klopp. When my rival has Salah captain. Thank you.

    1. ivantys
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Massive disrespect by Klopp. He probably thinks Sheffield are free foods.

    2. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Is salah okay? Not watching it.

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Same

      2. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Wide.

        Trent stays deep so Salah has to hold the width. All this so Henderson can get forwards a bit more...

    3. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Salah > Zaha (-4)?

      1. YEAH PITCH!
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        No

      2. FantasyHero
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Lmao

    4. COLLIN QUANER
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Kane (c) and Jiminez to save this awful horrible gameweek

    5. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Now thats a pen

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        The one on Berge

    6. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Wonder what lms safety score is

      1. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Higher than my score

    7. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      It’s 40 mins people, calm down. Salah has plenty of time to score

      1. YEAH PITCH!
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I hope he does but not promising early signs.

      2. Leaf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Does it even matter , everyone owns and is capt

        1. Cilly Bonnolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Minileagues are a thing. Amazed people still don’t get that not everyone cares only about overall rank.

        2. TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Points always matter for (c)

    8. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      werner keep or sell ? thanks

      1. YEAH PITCH!
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Sell

    9. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Jota has been shocking

    10. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Absolute joke liverpool are

      1. Leaf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        To think they were compared with the great teams of the past

      2. JONALDINHO
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        This aged well

    11. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Firmino goal. Really.

      1. Dacra
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        My 8 year old is like 100k rank, has Firmino. Crazy.

    12. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Liverpool have underestimated Sheffield Utd. All that showboating and trying to be too intricate.

    13. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Open the flood gates

    14. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Bobby Lol

    15. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Bobby

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Plays the best in the CAM role

    16. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Firmino 😮

    17. Bruce Lee
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      firrrrminioooooooo

    18. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      firmino will become a serious option as CAM, mark my words

      1. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Learning from Kane 😉

      2. Leaf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Well he did just score

    19. KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Ramsdale should have done better

    20. ivantys
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Irrelevant goal by firmino who nobody owns

      • ABHISHEK - THE CURIOUS ONE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Robertson Assist ?

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          No.

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Clearly not watching

        3. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Mane

      • Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        TAA assisting the assistant, Mane assist

      • Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Firmino is the most overated player in the league. Doesnt score enough

        1. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          It’s not his role

      • Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        BOBBY!!!

      • Kellz86
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Firmino essential

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Hivemind captain failure

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        One for the haters

      • Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Differential fpl goal