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The new signing makes his first start for the Reds after his encouraging display coming off the bench and scoring in last Sunday's defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford

Brendan Rodgers has handed striker Daniel Sturridge his first Premier League start for Liverpool against Norwich City at Anfield.

The England international gets the nod after his promising performance against Manchester United on Sunday, after coming on as a substitute and scoring in the 2-1 defeat.

Elsewhere, Brad Jones replaces Pepe Reina in goal and Jamie Carragher comes in for Martin Skrtel at the back.

Jordan Henderson and Stewart Downing both feature as do Lucas and Steven Gerrard with Luis Suarez also a starter.

Norwich, meanwhile, make four changes with Ryan Bennett, Elliott Bennett, Jonny Howson and Grant Holt all coming into the side.

Liverpool XI:
Jones; Wisdom, Johnson, Carragher, Agger; Lucas, Gerrard, Henderson, Downing; Suarez Sturridge
Subs: Gulacsi, Allen, Borini, Sterling, Shelvey, Robinson, Skrtel

Norwich City XI: Bunn; R. Martin, R. Bennett, Turner, Garrido; E. Bennett, Johnson, Tettey, Snodgrass, Howson; Holt
Subs: Jackson, Pilkington, Rudd, Hoolahan, Barnett, Tierney, Kane

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