Liverpool could make five changes against Newcastle in case of injury

Liverpool continued their good form in the Premier League by beating Burnley on Boxing Day.Diogo Jota scored in the return after replacing Darwin Nunes as the Reds won 2-0 at Turf Moor to take a two-point lead over Arsenal.

Klopp rotated more than expected against Burnley but his busy December schedule came to an end as he gave his players two days off. This means the Reds manager can put together as strong a squad as possible for the trip to Newcastle.Alisson Becker is expected to be on target as Caoimhin Kelleher prepares for the League Cup and FA Cup in early January. My third choice is Adrian.

Injuries to Andy Robertson and Kostas Tsimikas meant the versatile Joe Gomez temporarily took over at left-back, with Luke Chambers deputizing. Trent Alexander-Arnold is first choice on the right flank, with Conor Bradley deputizing for him.Ibrahima Konate has been rested at Burnley but is likely to start alongside skipper Virgil van Dijk, replacing the impressive Jarell Quansah at centre-back. Joel Matip is out for the season.

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