The former Arsenal and West Ham player Paul Merson was speaking to Sportskeeda: “You don’t come this far in a Premier League title race only to falter at the final hurdle, so I think Liverpool will win this one comfortably.
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“I was shocked with the number of changes they made against Southampton, but the players Jurgen Klopp put out gave it everything they had to get all three points.”
“Liverpool should be able to win this one even without the services of Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk, who were both withdrawn prematurely in the FA Cup final against Chelsea.
“Joel Matip and Ibrahima Konate were outstanding against Southampton and in attack, they are spoilt for choice with Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino all available for selection.”