Team news: Aguero & Jesus start for City

first_imgLiverpool Man City vs Liverpool team news: Aguero & Jesus start, Oxlade-Chamberlain makes bench Melissa Reddy Liverpool FC Correspondent Last updated 2 years ago 18:35 9/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Sergio Aguero Gabriel Jesus Manchester City Getty Images Liverpool Manchester City Manchester City v Liverpool Premier League Pep Guardiola has opted to go with a front two against the Reds, while Jurgen Klopp is making his £35m deadline day signing wait for his debut Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus have both been named in the Manchester City starting XI to face Liverpool on Saturday, with new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the bench for the Reds.City have opted to go with a front pairing, with Aguero slotting back into the side after being benched prior to the international break at Bournemouth.Elsewhere, Kyle Walker is recalled after serving a suspension, while Ilkay Gundogan returns to the matchday squad after a lengthy absence with knee ligament damage. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing For Liverpool, England international Oxlade-Chamberlain will hope to make his Reds bow after trading Arsenal for the Merseysiders on transfer deadline day.Jurgen Klopp has stuck with his explosive front three and settled midfield, as expected, making three alterations in defence.Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was in reserve last time out in the 4-0 victory over the Gunners, replaces Joe Gomez at right-back.Dejan Lovren drops to the bench, with Ragnar Klavan starting alongside Joel Matip in the heart of defence.Simon Mignolet returns in goal with Loris Karius deputising as per Klopp’s word.Philippe Coutinho has been left out of the matchday squad as he undertakes extra sessions to get back to his sharpest.Man City starting XI : Ederson, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy, Danilo, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Silva, Aguero, Jesus.Man City subs : Bravo, Foden, Mangala, Sane, Gundogan, Delph, Bernardo.Liverpool starting XI: Mignolet, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Klavan, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino.Liverpool subs: Karius, Lovren, Gomez, Milner, Chamberlain, Sturridge, Solanke.Both sides have taken seven points from their opening three fixtures to sit among the early Premier League pacesetters. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img

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