But Darwin Nunez is back in contention after missing the Reds’ defeat to Brighton last time out in the league. New Chelsea signing Mykhailo Mudryk could make his first appearance in a Blues shirt after signing for £88million this week. However, his new manager confirmed he wouldn’t play the full 90 minutes. Spaces are available in the front line for Potter’s side as Raheem Sterling and Christian Pulisic remain out injured. They will also still be without Joao Felix as he misses the second game of his three-match suspension for receiving a straight red card on his debut. But Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Reece James and Ben Chilwell have returned to training and will push to be involved. Mudryk could make his debut this weekend at Anfield Liverpool vs Chelsea: What has been said? Chelsea boss Potter on Mudryk’s involvement against Liverpool: “He’s settled in really good.
Liverpool vs Chelsea LIVE: Mudryk could make debut as struggling giants face offLIVE ON TALKSPORT 20th January 2023, 8:47 pm Updated: 20th January 2023, Liverpool host Chelsea at Anfield this weekend as the two struggling Premier League giants meet for a huge Premier League clash. Jurgen Klopp is starting to feel the pressure that Graham Potter has been under in recent weeks and now the two under-fire bosses face off. Getty Liverpool and Chelsea are nowhere near the title race this season The Reds dropped to ninth in the table after losing 3-0 to Brighton last time out, while Potter’s side sit one place below them on goal difference.
He’s a young player, an exciting player, fantastic speed one-v-one, can attack the back line. Now, we’ve just got to help him adapt to the Premier League, adapt to us. “He’s obviously come from a mid-season break so hasn’t played so much football recently, but has been training well, so we’ll assess him and see how much he can play at the weekend. “There’s a chance he could make his debut. It’s how much he can do. I think 90 minutes, no, but there’s probably a role for him at some stage in the game. ” Liverpool vs Chelsea: Match facts This will be Jurgen Klopp’s 1, 000th game as a manager (270 with Mainz 05, 319 with Borussia Dortmund and 411 with Liverpool), 21 years and 327 days after his first (Mainz 1-0 Duisburg on 28th February 2001). He’s won just six of his 19 meetings with Chelsea (D9 L4), his lowest win rate (32%) against any English side he’s faced 10+ times.