Liverpool take on fellow unbeaten rivals Arsenal this afternoon (4pm) and Rafa Benitez is expected to be able to name Spaniards Xabi Alonso and Fernando Torres in the team after both have been missing with injuries recently.
Jermaine Pennant won’t feature after being ruled out for around 10 weeks, meaning Babel, Benayoun, or even Gerrard, could occupy the right midfield spot against Arsene Wenger’s side.
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Loanee Scott Carson is also in action for Villa this afternoon, also live on Sky Sports, they travel to Bolton for Gary Megson’s first match in charge. Sunday papers claim Martin O’Neill is prepared to pay a record Â£10m to make Carson’s move permanent.
There are various reports surrounding Liverpool‘s owners refinancing the club, along with the weekend columnist’s having their take on Liverpool‘s slump in form. You can read them in our improved Media Room section of the forums.
Cardiff are in town on Wednesday night, they drew 1-1 with Scunthorpe yesterday.