Liverpool fans bemoan ‘Brexit midfield’ for Tottenham clash: ‘Free Fabinho!’

Liverpool supporters have flooded to Twitter this afternoon to react to their side’s starting lineup to take on Spurs.

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The Reds are set to welcome Mauricio Pochettino’s men to Anfield for a 4.30 kick-off, in a crucial fixture in the race for both the Premier League title and a place in the top-4.

Manchester City’s win over Fulham yesterday afternoon saw the Citizens leapfrog Liverpool back into top spot in the English top-flight table.

Sergio Aguero

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 30: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Manchester City at Craven Cottage on March 30, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester United’s 3-point haul versus Watford, meanwhile, saw the Red Devils join Tottenham in 3rd, with Arsenal a further point adrift in 5th.

As such, this afternoon’s result on Merseyside is no doubt set to prove an absolutely integral one not only for Liverpool and Spurs, but also for the rest of the Premier League’s top-6.

‘Free Fabinho’

Ahead of kick-off at Anfield, the starting line-ups of both sides were announced a short time ago.

The main surprise in Tottenham’s XI came in the form of the absence of Heung-min Son:

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, has opted for the following, leaving Fabinho on the bench in favour of the tried and tested trio of Jordan Henderson, Gini Wijnaldum and James Milner:

Klopp’s choice of midfield, however, has not gone down at all well with large sections of Reds’ fans, many of whom have since taken to Twitter to make their feelings abundantly clear:

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