Predicted Liverpool line-up to play Manchester City: Sturridge and Milner to start

Here is how we predict Liverpool will line up this weekend:

Liverpool and Manchester City contest the first final of the season as they go head-to-head at Wembley for the Capital One Cup on Sunday.

City manager Manuel Pellegrini will be desperate to secure some silverware in his last campaign at the Etihad Stadium while Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will know success here would be a great way to cap off his first few months in charge.

This one really could go either way and perhaps the most intriguing sub-plot will be how City winger Raheem Sterling performs against his former side after he shone against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on Wednesday.

In early team news, City are without Kevin De Bruyne, Jesus Navas, Fabian Delph and Wilfried Bony.

As for Liverpool, they cannot call on Joe Gomez, Danny Ings, Martin Skrtel, Kevin Stewart, Joe Allen, Jordan Rossiter or Danny Ings.

With all that in mind here is how we predict the Reds will line up for their crunch clash this weekend:

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