Liverpool have their captain Jordan Henderson back but there are doubts over James Milner’s fitness as Klopp prepares his side for the Crystal Palace tie.

Jurgen Klopp rested the attacking trio of Coutinho, Firmino and Mane during the mid-week EFL Cup tie against Tottenham and the trio are set to be recalled by the German on Saturday.

Jordan Henderson has been a real presence in the midfield for Liverpool and the current captain is likely to be back in contention for a place in the starting eleven after serving a ban against Spurs in the EFL Cup tie during the mid-week.

James Milner is a doubt with illness, and in case the English veteran is unable to make it into the eleven, Klopp is likely to turn to Alberto Moreno, who would be hopeful of changing the views of the Liverpool faithfuls after a couple of poor performances in the current season.

Elsewhere, Sheyi Ojo is still on the sidelines along with promising defender Joe Gomez while Belgian forward Divock Origi is also a doubt for the trip to face Crystal Palace.

Klopp is likely to be without the veteran as Liverpool travel to face Crystal Palace. (Picture Courtesy - AFP/Getty Images)
Klopp is likely to be without the veteran as Liverpool travel to face Crystal Palace. (Picture Courtesy – AFP/Getty Images)

Alan Pardew would be happy to have captain Scott Dann back in contention for a place in the starting eleven as the Englishman looks to have recovered from a hamstring injury. Jason Puncheon, though, who received a calf injury that ruled him out of the tie against Leicester, remains a doubt for the Liverpool match.

Papa Souare and Loic Remy are still a long way away from being back to fitness while Christian Benteke’s brother Jonathan Benteke is also sidelined for a substantial amount of time.

Alan Pardew would hope Christian Benteke, who could be looking for a point to prove to Klopp and Liverpool after a failed spell at Anfield, is fired up enough for the match and can produce glimpses of his menacing self from his time at Aston Villa as the Eagles look to bounce back after three poor results.

Elsehwere, Martin Kelly is also in line to feature against his old side and would be eager to show how much he has developed since leaving Anfield.

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