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Goalkeeper: Loris Karius started during the FA Cup win over Everton last time out but I think we'll see Simon Mignolet recalled between the sticks against City.

Manchester City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan has revealed why he chose to join the club instead of reuniting with Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool - who managed the German worldwide during his time at Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund.

But which sides is Lawrenson backing to take three points this weekend?

Arsenal's 49 games in 2003-2004 is now top, followed by Nottingham Forest's 42 in 1977-1978, Chelsea with 40 in 2004-2005, Leeds's 34 in 1968-1969 and Liverpool's 31 in 1987-1988.

If anyone is to finally beat City in the Premier League this year, Liverpool have perhaps the best chance of doing it due to their excellent head-to-head history against Pep Guardiola's men.

The 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium on September 9, when Sadio Mane was sent off just before half-time with the scoreline at 1-0, remains the German's most frustrating match of the season.

Asked what made his new side an attractive destination for a player who was also the subject of interest from Chelsea, the former Celtic man replied: "I think the size of the club, the fans, the players, the manager, the whole package here is fantastic. He was not in team training so far", Klopp said. "That was the moment when we really had to accept that".

"Until January 31, a lot of things can happen in the transfer window and probably you will know if it's about other clubs earlier than I will".

"City's record at Anfield is poor - just one win since 1981 - but Guardiola's side are showing week by week that records are there to be broken".

However, Klopp refused to confirm whether the club record signing will retain his place in the heart of the back-line to try and stop City's fearsome attack.

"What I like about him is that he is not bothered about coming to get the ball". "People tend to concentrate on the amount of goals a team scores, but what makes the difference is the amount of goals you do not concede", said Henry.

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