Predicted Liverpool starting XI for first pre-season outing v Tranmere

Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the third goal for Liverpool in the 4-1 win over Manchester City

Liverpool's first pre-season match takes place against Tranmere Rovers tomorrow night at Prenton Park.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp during trainingLiverpool manager Juergen Klopp during training

Preparations for Liverpool's first full season under Jurgen Klopp takes its first tangible step on Friday night when his side take the trip over the Mersey to face Tranmere Rovers - with the game kicking off at 7pm.

It will be interesting to see what kind of starting line-up Jurgen Klopp opts for. Plenty of his players are away because of their time with their countries for Euro 2016. 

But there are some more recognised players who have been at the club since the start of pre-season including Brazilian duo Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino along with fellow countryman Lucas Leiva. Other recognised names from last season include Dejan Lovren, Danny Ings, Alberto Moreno and Jon Flanagan are all among those who could be available. 

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New signings Marko Grujic, Loris Karius, Joel Matip and Sadio Mane could make their bow at Prenton Park in a Liverpool shirt and it could be an opportunity for Jurgen Klopp to get a lot of his players to gel in the early stages of the campaign - while Lazar Markovic and Mario Balotelli are among those who have returned from loan spells.  

Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana, Jordan Henderson, Nathaniel Clyne, Divock Origi, Simon Mignolet, Christian Benteke, Emre Can, Joe Allen and Danny Ward are all among those who aren't available because of international commitments. 

It could be far from a first choice starting XI but some recognised names may get a run-out. Here's one starting XI that could:

The line-up above is a pretty strong one. Klopp would have the opportunity to start getting what many suggest could be his preferred three behind the main striker to develop an understanding. 

Klopp does also have the option of giving one or two youngsters a run-out with the likes of Conor Randall, Cameron Brannagan, Pedro Chirivella and Trent Alexander-Arnold could potentially get some first team exposure. All of Randall, Brannagan and Chirivella were handed first team experience last season. 

One would expect many youngsters to at least get a run out, but there is an opportunity for Klopp to get an early barometer of how many of his big hitters are getting on so far. 

Liverpool's Danny IngsLiverpool's Danny Ings

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