Liverpool vs Manchester City - Battle of the unbeaten streaks

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In fourth place on 44 points, the Reds are three points behind Manchester United in second, but 18 adrift of Premier League leaders Manchester City. The Sky Blues also advanced in the FA Cup, with a resounding 4-1 victory over Burnley at the Etihad last weekend.

Manchester City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan has revealed why he chose to join the club instead of reuniting with Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool - who managed the German global during his time at Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. "But the City game is a completely different game".

"Last time was 15 years ago. He's more mature, and of course he has to be calm and play the game he has to play".

The Dutchman will have a chance to really prove his worth when coming up against a world-class striker such as Aguero, and his ability to keep City's No.10 out of the game will prove pivotal. "As long as the club keeps doing that then I'm happy here".

On Coutinho joining Barcelona, Klopp said: "There was no other option; I would say it's a pretty easy answer".

"Alberto Moreno was in team training yesterday, the first full session".

Adam Lallana started against Everton in the FA Cup but I wouldn't be surprised to see Gini Wijnaldum get a recall on Sunday with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain the man to provide the creativity in the middle of the park.

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The visitor's will travel to Merseyside without Gabriel Jesus and Phil Foden who are both now on the treatment table.

"I think two or three weeks", Guardiola concluded on when he expects a return for Jesus. "Against Basel in the Champions League, he could be ready".

For City, Gabriel Jesus (knee) is close to his comeback from injury but Captain Vincent Kompany remains out.

City could name what has become their strongest possible line-up at Anfield.

However, no club in the Premier League is now prepared to meet the valuation set by Liverpool while his £150,000-a-week wages will also prove a significant obstacle.

Asked about City's Anfield curse, Guardiola said: "I don't believe in these kind of things, but of course the last time City won was 15 years ago, so it means a lot in terms of how hard and complicated it is to play there".

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