Confirmed Liverpool line-up v Everton: 31-year-old axed in two changes
By Harvey Byrne
Jurgen Klopp has made two changes to his Liverpool team which takes on close rivals Everton in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
The 49-year-old manager has decided to bring Dejan Lovren and Lucas back into his starting eleven after the international break.
This has resulted in 31-year-old centre-back Ragnar Klavan being axed to the bench following the 1-1 draw with Manchester City two weeks a go.
Meanwhile, Adam Lallana has also dropped out of the match squad due to an injury suffered with England.
Liverpool announced their line-up via their official Twitter account ahead of the 12.30pm kick off at Anfield.
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Liverpool are currently looking to solidify their place back in England’s top four as they currently sit in fourth place.
The Reds are four points clear of rivals Manchester United and an entire six points ahead of Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal.
However, both sides still boast two games in hand, meaning that three points against the Toffees could prove vital.
Ronald Koeman’s Everton side have been rejuvenated this season and they currently sit in seventh place, seven points clear of West Brom in eighth.
They sit level with the Gunners having played two games extra, but Koeman will still be looking to break into the top six bracket.
The Merseyside duo are closely contested this season and only a Sadio Mane injury time goal was able to separate both sides at Goodison Park in December.
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