Having drawn with Brighton and lost to West Ham in their last two games, before the international break, Liverpool are currently four points away from first place.
Arsenal arrive at Anfield in good form as the Gunners have amassed a 10-game unbeaten streak since losing their first three league games of the season.
Jurgen Klopp will be determined to return to the winning streak this weekend, although the break in league action has left the Reds boss in more trouble than he expected.
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Sadio Mane was the first player to scare Liverpool, after being replaced by Senegal and subsequently undergoing exams over a rib injury, but the forward has been declared fit to face Arsenal.
Captain Jordan Henderson was also sent home earlier than England, while Andy Robertson lost for Scotland to Denmark earlier this week.
With Naby Keita and James Milner already ruled out against Arsenal, Curtis Jones is another who will join them on the sidelines after suffering what Klopp described as an “abnormal” eye injury during training .
There will also be caution regarding the recovery time of Fabinho, who only recently returned from his international duties with Brazil – and the Liverpool boss addressed those concerns in his pre-match press conference. Friday.
“So Hendo and Robbo haven’t trained with the team yet, recovery / rehabilitation stuff. Fairly close, a late decision ”, he said .
“Sadio is fine. Fab came home late and did a cool down. I hope he can train today, that’s the plan.
“Curtis, we take it day by day. Harvey is doing great but there is some time between now and when he can start over. Joe Gomez is fine, Bobby is fine, needs time. “
After discussing which players aren’t available for the Arsenal game, here’s a look at the full squad that Jurgen Klopp will likely have to choose from:
Goalkeepers: Alisson, Kevin Kelleher, Adrien
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Neco Williams, Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip, Ibrahima Konate, Nat Phillips, Kostas Tsimikas
Midfielder : Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Tyler Morton
Forward: Mohamed Salah, Diogo Jota, Sadio Mane, Divock Origi, Takumi Minamino
Andy Robertson (to be confirmed), Jordan Henderson (to be confirmed).