Jamie Carragher: Why this player will start for Liverpool at Man United

Jamie Carragher is fully expecting to see Divock Origi start for Liverpool against Manchester United on Sunday

Jamie Carragher is expecting to see Divock Origi start up front for Liverpool against Manchester United in Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash at Old Trafford.

The Reds head into the game looking to return to winning ways after the disappointment of their 1-0 loss to Southampton in the EFL Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday night.

Daniel Sturridge featured for Liverpool against the Saints but was unable to help Jurgen Klopp’s men conjure an equaliser against the south coast club.

And Carragher admits that he is fully expecting to see Origi start up front for Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday rather than England striker Sturridge.

Speaking in an interview with Sky Sports, Carragher said: “Even if Daniel Sturridge had scored against Southampton in midweek I wouldn’t really have expected him to play away at Old Trafford.

“I think Divock Origi will get the nod.

“Philippe Coutinho made a difference and showed his quality when he came on against Southampton, but it’s maybe a bit early for him to start a game after all of his injury problems and he may be used from the bench.”

Liverpool head into the game looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League after the disappointment of their 2-2 draw with Sunderland last time out.

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The Reds are currently second in the table and five points behind Chelsea.

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