Adam Lallana has shrugged off a minor Achilles issue to start Liverpool’s test against Tottenham, but a knee injury has ruled Dejan Lovren out of the matchday squad.
Ragnar Klavan returns to the bench after overcoming a bacterial infection, with Lucas continuing alongside Joel Matip in the heart of defence.
Jurgen Klopp has persevered with Simon Mignolet between the sticks, making just one change to his first XI from last weekend’s 2-0 defeat at Hull City.
Gini Wijnaldum slots into midfield at the expense of Emre Can, who is among the substitutes at Anfield.
Liverpool starting XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lucas, Matip, Milner, Henderson, Lallana, Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Mane, Firmino
Liverpool subs: Karius, Moreno, Klavan, Alexander-Arnold, Can, Origi, Sturridge