Jurgen Klopp’s side will be hoping to get back on track when they entertain the table-topping Blues
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane may get a place on the bench to face Chelsea after flying home from the African Nations Cup following Senegal’s exit.
Right-back Nathaniel Clyne is still absent with a rib injury and Ovie Ejaria is sidelined after rupturing ankle ligaments at the weekend, but midfielder Adam Lallana is set to play after sitting out the FA Cup defeat to Wolves.
Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and defender Branislav Ivanovic, who have both been linked with moves, may be late omissions from the squad if they leave ahead of Tuesday night’s transfer deadline.
Liverpool provisional squad: Mignolet, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Lovren, Milner, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Lallana, Firmino, Origi, Coutinho, Karius, Klavan, Gomez, Moreno, Can, Lucas, Stewart, Sturridge, Mane, Woodburn, Wilson.
Chelsea provisional squad: Courtois, Begovic, Ivanovic, Alonso, Fabregas, Zouma, Kante, Hazard, Loftus-Cheek, Moses, Pedro, Costa, Matic, Willian, Batshuayi, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Luiz, Eduardo, Aina, Ake.
Liverpool are unbeaten in the last four league meetings (W2, D2).However, they have failed to win any of the last four home league games against Chelsea (D2, L2).The Reds are looking to complete a league double after winning 2-1 at Stamford Bridge in September.
Liverpool have only won one of their last eight matches (D3, L4) in all competitions, losing their last three in a row.
Chelsea have won 15 of their last 16 league games, with their only defeat coming away to Tottenham.
The Blues have kept 13 clean sheets in the Premier League this season – no team in Europe’s top five leagues has kept more.