Garry Monk shares his mindset ahead of Liverpool tie, comments on team selection

A general view from the newly built stand at Liverpool football club's Anfield Stadium

Leeds United will face Liverpool at Anfield in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup on Tuesday evening.

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk has suggested to The Yorkshire Evening Post that he has not yet decided on his team against Liverpool.

The West Yorkshire outfit will take on Premier League side Liverpool away from home at Anfield in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup on Tuesday evening.

Monk is looking forward to the match and wants the Whites to do well against Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Leeds United's manager Garry Monk

The Leeds head coach has stated that he and his players are going to pay respect to the game.

The former Swansea City manager has also suggested that he has not yet decided on his starting lineup.

Monk has stated that he will see which players are ready physically and mentally to face Liverpool, who are in superb form at the moment and are going strong in the Championship.

Leeds United manager Garry Monk

“We go into the cup game now and it’s one we’re going to try and enjoy,” Monk told The Yorkshire Evening Post. “But it’s one where we need to play like we did in that first 20 minutes (at Rotherham) to stand any chance.

“We’ll see who’s ready physically and mentally. Along the way I think we’ve used the League Cup to help our league form.

“Some of our performances in the cup have catapulted our league form so we’re going to pay respect to the game and try to put a performance on.”

Leeds will head into the match against Liverpool on the back of a 2-1 victory over Rotherham United away from home at the AESSEAL New York Stadium in the Championship.

The Whites will face fellow promotion hopefuls Aston Villa at Elland Road in the league next weekend.

Leeds United manager Garry Monk before the match

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