Liverpool vs Manchester City 14 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions

Virgil van Dijk in action for Liverpool

Gabriel Jesus could be fit for Manchester City's Champions League game against Basel on February 13, according to Pep Guardiola.

Bournemouth host Arsenal and Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield in what should be a fantastic Sunday of soccer. Having not lost a single game this season, Manchester City are strolling their way to the league title but Anfield has never been kind to the Blue half of Manchester. However, Liverpool, eager to uphold their own Anfield traditions, will be playing only for the win. That formation will be mirrored by Liverpool in this clash, the side's first since Philippe Coutinho completed his move to Barcelona.

More importantly for City, they have won 94 per cent of the matches Sterling has scored in this season.

Liverpool said on their official website that Salah and Daniel Sturridge returned to training on Wednesday, four days before a crunch meeting against runaway Premier League leaders Man City.

Though while City suffered a defeat in the month of December to Shaktar Donetsk, their league record has been impeccable.

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The side have been decent enough this season and now sit 2nd in the Premier League but that is not enough for the Italian boss. He has long craved for a return back to his native Italy. "It's the Chelsea shirt which makes managers nervous".

Guardiola made English Premiership history by becoming the first manager to win the award on four consecutive occasions after his table-topping side won seven games in December.

Someone who could help with that last bit is new signing Virgil van Dijk.

The Egyptian joined the Reds last summer from AS Roma, with many concerns over him due to his unsuccessful spell with Chelsea back in 2014.

Instead, I fancy the points to be shared - and with the attacking output on both sides, I think we could see a thriller.

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