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Liverpool team news & predicted line-up vs Aston Villa

In this piece, we take a look at the latest Liverpool team news ahead of their upcoming Premier League clash with Aston Villa.


Liverpool face Aston Villa on Boxing Day. The Reds head into the match on the back of a 3-2 loss to Manchester City in the League Cup.

As for their league form, Liverpool are 6th in the league with three wins from their last five PL outings.

Predicted Liverpool line-up vs Aston Villa

Liverpool team news vs Aston Villa

James Milner

Injury/issue: Tightness

Available for next game: Maybe

Manager update: December 22 – “He felt something. We still hope it’s not an injury but we will see. He felt something and after 30 years in the business he said he didn’t think it’s a lot, but we will see.”

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Injury/issue: Illness

Available for next game: Yes

Manager update: December 22 – “We thought Trent would available but then he got ill. Virgil trained today and yesterday completely normal and should be ready for Monday. But we have to see who gets the virus until then.”

Luis Diaz

Injury/issue: Knee injury

Available for next game: No

Manager update: December 21 - “Luis is not available. It’s really sad it has happened, but he has the character to take the time to come back stronger.”

Diogo Jota

Injury/issue: Calf/Shin/Heel Injury

Available for next game: No

Manager update: Dec 21 - “Diogo is inside the [initial] timeframe, we think. So, it’s going well; he was there in Dubai - he was in all the meetings.”

Curtis Jones

Injury/issue: Calf/Shin/Heel Injury

Available for next game: No

Manager update: Dec 21 – “Curtis is one week away from team training.”

Ibrahima Konate

Injury issue: World Cup

Available for next game: No

Manager update: N/A


Josh Barker

Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.



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