The late kick-off on Saturday sees the Premier League champions head to Merseyside on week four of the Premier League season.

After the inconvenience of the international break is now passed us, Leicester’s schedule is a busy one which sees them in Premier League, UEFA Champions League and League Cup action over the next few weeks.

The Premier League champions picked up their first victory of the season against Swansea City at the King Power Stadium, goals from Jamie Vardy and Wes Morgan ensured the Foxes picked up their fourth consecutive victory over the Welsh side.

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Liverpool started the season with an impressive 4-3 victory at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal. Jurgen Klopp’s side were brought back down to earth with a 2-0 defeat to newly-promoted Burnley. The Reds were unfortunate not to beat Spurs on week three of the season.

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Going into Saturday’s encounter, Leicester will be hoping Kasper Schmeichel is back fit after picking up an injury in the 2-1 win against Swansea before the international break. Claudio Ranieri could give record signing Islam Slimani his debut.

The Foxes have their first ever UEFA Champions League encounter on Wednesday evening against Club Brugge thus Ranieri may decide to tinker with his starting XI.

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