Liverpool set to start Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino against Porto in the Champions League… despite already leading 5-0 from the first-leg

Jurgen Klopp's Reds stormed to a huge lead in the two-legged tie in Portugal, thanks to goals from all three of their star forward trio.

Mane bagged a phenomenal hat-trick while the Salah and Firmino also chipped in as Liverpool all-but booked their place in the Champions League quarter-finals.

The second leg at Anfield seemed like a great opportunity for Klopp to rest his stars ahead of this weekend's massive rival clash with Manchester United on Saturday.

However, all three were seen arriving at Anfield for a pre-match meeting on Tuesday lunch-time, hours before kick-off.

Other star names including Virgil van Dijk were also seen heading into the meeting, but it does appear Klopp could be set to rotate a little.

How Liverpool should line-up vs Porto

GK – Simon Mignolet
RB – Joe Gomez
CB – Joel Matip
CB – Ragnar Klavan
LB – Alberto Moreno
CM – James Milner
CM – Adam Lallana
CM – Georginio Wijnaldum
FW – Danny Ings
FW – Dominic Solanke
FW – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Amongst the Liverpool players arriving at Anfield, were rotation players such as Simon Mignolet, Adam Lallana, Joe Gomez and Danny Ings.

Belgian stopper Mignolet has seen his spot as Reds No1 taken by the vastly-improved Loris Karius in recent weeks.

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However, Mignolet could take over the spot between the sticks on Tuesday night with a five-goal cushion to fall back on.

Meanwhile, Lallana has been in-and-out of the team since returning from injury – with the Porto clash a perfect opportunity to try and get 90 minutes under his belt.

Elsewhere, Ings is another who would benefit from a full-90 in the first-team – having not played since his substitute appearance in the first-leg against Porto.

Gomez on the other hand has been sharing game-time at right-back with Trent Alexander-Arnold and could be set to start on Tuesday.

However, he could even take over a role in the heart of defence, to allow Joel Matip and Van Dijk to rest ahead of the North-West derby on Saturday.

Whatever happens, Liverpool fans will be hoping Salah, Mane and Firmino were only attending to discover they were sitting on the bench on Tuesday night…

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