Manuel Lanzini

Bad news for Manuel Lanzini before Liverpool vs West Ham

Liverpool vs West Ham

One of the big Premier League matches on Saturday is at Anfield.

Liverpool, who beat FC Porto 5-0 in the Champions League last tine out, take on West Ham.

When the sides met earlier in the season at the London Stadium, Liverpool ran out 4-1 victors. Mohamed Salah scored twice on that occasion.

It’s also worth noting that West Ham manager David Moyes has never won in 14 visits to Anfield as manager,.

Moyes, during his times at Everton, Man United and Sunderland, has lost seven and drawn seven at Liverpool.

No room for Manuel Lanzini

Manuel Lanzini has been out of action since suffering a hamstring injury in January.

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Lanzini was forced off during the 1-1 draw with Bournemouth, and the Argentine has missed a month of action since.

The 25-year-old, who is under contract with West Ham until 2020, has chipped in with three Premier League goals and six assists this season.

Lanzini has also previously been linked with a possible move to Liverpool.

In the build up to the Liverpool game, Lanzini has used social media to reveal he’s now fit again. But according to the pre-match predictions, the Argentine will be left out of West Ham’s XI on Saturday.

Manuel Lanzini Instagram update

Liverpool vs West Ham: Predicted line-ups

On Saturday morning the Times and the Guardian have both produced their predicted line-ups for Liverpool vs West Ham.

Both broadsheets have picked the same starting XIs, and there’s no room for Lanzini in the Hammers team.

His role seems to have snapped up by Joao Mario, who has impressed since arriving on loan in January.

See how the Guardian and Times line up the rivals before the Anfield clash below.

Guardian: Liverpool vs West Ham

Guardian: Liverpool vs West Ham

Also see: Liverpool vs West Ham predictions: Preview, line-ups & football betting tips.

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