Danny Ings starts up front as Jürgen Klopp makes five changes to his Liverpool team for the Premier League clash with Stoke City.

The striker, who scored the opener at West Bromwich Albion a week ago, makes his first start at Anfield since October 1, 2015.

Joe Gomez, Ragnar Klavan, Alberto Moreno and Georginio Wijnaldum also come into the XI as the Reds aim to move closer to Champions League qualification.

Sadio Mane is absent from the squad after sustaining an injury this week.

Liverpool team: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Klavan, Moreno, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Ings.

Substitutes: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Milner, Robertson, Solanke, Woodburn.