By Coral Barry
Jurgen Klopp has recalled Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho to Liverpool’s starting eleven ahead of their Europa League showdown with Manchester United.
The two first-teamers were rested in the weekend’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in preparation for the huge United clash.
It is the first time the two sides have met in the competition and is the 195th encounter between the historic rivals.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) March 10, 2016
United are without captain Wayne Rooney and so Louis Van Gaal has kept faith with youngster Marcus Rashford upfront.
The 18-year-old has been a revelation for United since getting his chance against FC Midtjylland in the last round of the tournament.
Rashford scored a brace to overturn a 2-1 deficit at Old Trafford and fire the Red Devils into the Liverpool clash.
Since then Rashford has continued to impress scoring two in the 3-2 league victory against Arsenal on February 28th.
Anthony Martial also returns to the european stage after being the one whose injury made way for Rashford’s inclusion against Midtjylland last time out.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 10, 2016