FA Cup:Klopp picks record signing, Van Dijk for derby clash - FCNaija

FA Cup By: Ayodeji Tunde | 05/01/2018

Virgil van Dijk has been handed his maiden Liverpool bow against Everton in the FA Cup third-round clash at Anfield on Friday night.

The world’s most expensive defender lines up alongside Joel Matip in his first outing for the club since his record £75 million switch from Southampton.

Sadio Mane, who returned from the CAF African Player of the Year ceremony in the morning having finished runner-up to team-mate Mohamed Salah, is also included in the starting XI.

Liverpool starting XI: Karius, Gomez, Van Dijk, Matip, Robertson, Can, Lallana, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mane, Firmino

Liverpool subs: Ward, Klavan, Lovren, Alexander-Arnold, Wijnaldum, Solanke, Ings