The Premier League is back this weekend and it looks as though it could return with a bang as we host Manchester United at Anfield.

The biggest game in this country and still one of the biggest in the world, this game is the one we want to win more than any other in a regular league season and we’re hoping we can do that.

September, of course, was a poor month but there’d be no better tonic to that than beating United at Anfield Saturday lunch-time with us closing the points gap to them in the league in the process.

For sure, though, United are a better team than they have been in recent years and so we’re going to need to be on top of our game to win.

Here, then, are the three key battles that we think will decide the result…