Liverpool legend Steve Nicol is ‘afraid’ Man City will give Jurgen Klopp’s side ‘a collage’


Liverpool legend Steve Nicol is worried his former side will be in hiding against Manchester City on Sunday Liverpool visit the Etihad in the Premier League’s first two meeting last season this Quarter The Reds enter the game in better shape after starting the weekend’s action at the top of the table

Meanwhile, City are in the middle of the table having won just three of their first six games of the campaign

Pep Guardiola’s side struggle to score goals, having injured Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus at the same time

With Virgil van Dijk out for the rest of the season, Jurgen Klopp must choose a partner for Joe Gomez

Fabinho is yet to recover from his hamstring injury, although Joel Matip could be in contention again

If Matip isn’t ready to start, Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips are the other options for Klopp

And Nicol fears City may get back into shape at the wrong time for their beloved Liverpool

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« The chances they created and missed in the last three or four Premier League games are not at all that City like to be blunt and eventually they are going to blow that wide open door

« It is clear that Liverpool’s problems are at center-back level and that once again adds why I’m scared as City have to score goals in big prizes

« So what Liverpool have defensively is the only thing that really worries me »

Meanwhile, City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted he will ‘miss’ coming against Van Dijk on Sunday

« The most important thing is that the surgery was good and I hope he can recover as quickly as possible, » Guardiola said

« I will miss him, I like playing with the best players on the pitch and Liverpool remain an incredibly top team because the structure is there

« We faced them last season and we know how hard it is to beat them – and they did

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