Joe Gomez is named in defence for Liverpool’s lunchtime encounter with Watford at Anfield.

The defender starts on the right side of the back four, with Trent Alexander-Arnold among the substitutes following a hamstring injury.

Curtis Jones begins in midfield, while Mohamed Salah is selected in attack.

Liverpool: Alisson, Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Jones, Thiago, Salah, Jota, Firmino.

Subs: Kelleher, Fabinho, Konate, Milner, Mane, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Tsimikas, Diaz, Alexander-Arnold.