Whistle-blower: Andre Marriner will be in the man in the middle at Anfield. United fans last saw him during last March’s 2-1 win over Reading in the FA Cup. Interestingly, in the Premier League, he awarded five red cards in his last five outings last term.
Rivals watch: Manchester City host Hull City Tigers in the midday kick-off on Saturday before Arsenal face North London neighbours Tottenham on Sunday. Chelsea aren’t in action due to their participation in Friday’s European Super Cup.