Liverpool vs Shrewsbury Town face their fourth trip to Molineux in but a year once they combat Wolverhampton Wanderers within the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
Wolves have won two and drawn one among the previous three such fixtures,
including a 2-1 triumph to dump United out of this competition at the quarter-final stage last season.
The Premier League takes a breather this weekend because the FA Cup rolls into town and Wolves entertain Manchester United within the third round on Saturday.
Both sides head into the sport off the rear of midweek league defeats, the hosts fell 2-1 away at Watford, while Man United were swept aside 2-0 by Arsenal at the Emirates.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have one eye on the Carabao Cup semi-final with neighbours
Man City on Tuesday but he are going to be even as keen to recover from the defeat to the Gunners.
As for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, the loss to the Hornets would have stung his team
and that they drew 1-1 reception with United earlier on within the season, so may fancy their chances here.
It will be a chance for both managers to freshen their teams up following the hectic festive schedule
and therefore the Molineux match-up has all the makings of an honest quaint game .
Wolves won’t got to be reminded how close they came to reaching a primary final since that 1959-60 triumph last season,
once they built a 2-0 lead over Watford at Wembley only to succumb to a fightback because the Hornets won in overtime .
Liverpool vs West Ham United Team News
Manchester United are dealt another significant blow with the news that Paul Pogba,
who has been limited to only two sub appearances since September,
has suffered another setback in his recovery from an ankle injury and can now require surgery on the matter .
Solskjaer has estimated that Pogba will miss up to a month of action, joining fellow midfielder Scott McTominay on the sidelines.
There might be better news on the injury front with three defenders nearing returns, though, and this might be seen as an honest
opportunity to incorporate Marcos Rojo, Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah within the squad for a few game time.
Other changes also are expected as is now customary in cup competitions, with the likes of Sergio Romero,
Brandon Williams and Mason Greenwood among the players who could come into the starting lineup.
Wolves also are expected to rotate their squad, although Diogo Jota has joined Morgan Gibbs-White and Willy Boly on the list of absentees thanks to a dead leg.
Nuno could take the chance to rest key players like Adama Traore,
while Ruben Neves could start after sitting out against Watford.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is probably going to form changes for Saturday’s FA game against Manchester United.
Goalkeeper John Ruddy and defender Max Kilman are in contention to start out ,
while midfielder Ruben Neves could also return for the hosts.
Sergio Romero will start in goal for Manchester United.
Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard were sent home from training on Friday with illness,
while Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay are among those out injured.
Liverpool vs West Ham United Line Up
Wolves possible starting lineup:
Patricio; Bennett, Coady, Kilman; Doherty, Dendoncker, Neves, Vinagre; Neto, Jimenez, Cutrone
Man Utd possible starting lineup:
Romero; Young, Jones, Maguire, Williams; Fred, Matic; Pereira, Lingard, Mata; Greenwood
Liverpool vs West Ham United Head-to-head (h2h)
Wolves have recorded three of the last five wins in their clashes.
The host has marked all the wins because the host in their meetings.
Their previous encounter led to a 1-1 draw.
Both teams have scored goals in 8 of their 9 fixtures.
How to watch Liverpool vs West Ham United
TV channel: BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage starting from 5pm.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.
You can also follow all the action on our live match blog with James Robson at Molineux.
Monday 24 February, 2020