Van Gaal and Brendan Rodgers have finally revealed their confirmed squad for their forthcoming clash set to kick-off in a less than an hour from now.
Goalkeeper DE Gea, who came within touching distance of a move to Real Madrid on transfer deadline day, has reclaimed his place in the starting XI after signing a new four-year deal at Old Trafford.
A prolonged knee injury will keep the United Captian Wayne Rooney away from live action Marouane Fellaini will get an opportunity to prove his worth.
Red Devil’s new crew member Anthony Martial has been included in the bench.
On the other hand, Brendon Rogers have made just one change in the squad that succumbed to a 3-0 defeat in their last game against West Ham United. Danny Ings will replace suspended Philippe Coutinho.
Manchester United: De Gea; Darmian, Carrick, Schweinsteiger; Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Mata, Memphis; Herrera, Fellaini
Substitutes: Romero, McNair, Valencia, Rojo, Schneiderlin, Young, Martial
Liverpool: Mignolet; Clyne, Gomez; Ings, Lucas, Can, Milner, Skrtel, Lovren, Firmino; Benteke
Substitutes: Bogdan, Toure, Sakho, Rossiter, Moreno, Origi, Ibe