With Kevin De Bruyne unlikely to return straight to the starting lineup the onus will remain on the Spaniard to keep City ticking, and the former England worldwide is likely to be given the task of stopping him. That's why I kill myself for him every game, because I want to give back everything he teaches us on a daily basis.
Liverpool added £66million goalkeeper Alisson in the summer and are expected to mount a strong title challenge, with Sunday's visit of champions City viewed as an acid test of their credentials.
Liverpool face Man City in a top of the table clash tomorrow at Anfield and Neville revealed that he was massively surprised that Klopp did not rest any of front three for the midweek game away to Napoli. "Liverpool, not me. The police knew it before it happened".
"Sitting back is not a solution against City", Klopp once said and he means that although, interestingly, Liverpool have been less full-throttle this season.
Each meeting between the two club's in recent years has seen Firmino act as a personal body guard for Fernandinho, effectively meaning his national compatriot has been unable to receive the ball without the Liverpool forward's say-so. "We don't make it bigger - we just know it is big, it matters and we prepare for it accordingly".
Such sentiments are firmly shared by Henderson, who has outlined the collective determination within the squad to conjure up a much-improved performance against Pep Guardiola's reigning champions.
Bernardo Silva has warned that Liverpool are now a better side than when they beat champions Manchester City three times last season. "That was that day, and they will try to strike back". Even if he does use that system, Sterling playing as a second striker might be a better bet. Look at the game at Manchester City - there was an offside goal, which was not offside, which could have changed the game, but we were really calm. "The Police knew it before it happened, now we know it, I don't know whats going to happen".
"I mentioned earlier one of our qualities is perspective, not making things bigger than they need to be, and that applies to fixtures like this".