Jurgen Klopp first faced Manchester United as Liverpool boss back in January 2016, just three months after taking the reins at Anfield.

Louis van Gaal was his opposite number that day and it was Manchester United who ran out 1-0 winners over the Reds at Anfield.

Wayne Rooney netted the only goal of the game ten minutes before the end, meaning Klopp’s first experience of the derby was one to forget.

Fast forward three years and things are a little different.

Manchester United are in free fall and currently sit two points above the relegation places.

Liverpool, on the other hand, are unbeaten in their first eight Premier League fixtures and sit eight points clear at the top of the table.

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Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool manager back in 2016

Klopp has achieved this early feat by assembling a sensational team at Liverpool, with quality in every position.

But things haven’t always been this way.

Here we look at the Liverpool starting XI selected by Klopp to take on Manchester United back in…

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Who was in Jurgen Klopp’s first Liverpool team vs Man Utd – and where they are now