Liverpool looking to bounce back at Sunderland

Liverpool will be hoping to return to winning ways as the travel to struggling Sunderland on Sunday afternoon.

After their unbeaten start to the season came to an end last weekend following their narrow home defeat to Southampton, the Reds crashed out of the League Cup to Manchester United on Wednesday evening.

Luiz Suarez Is set to play in the league for the first time since the game against Chelsea back in April, where his actions led to the suspension that kept him out of action until the trip to Old Trafford in midweek.

Defender Daniel Agger will face a late fitness test ahead of the match, though Aly Cissokho, Glen Johnson and Philippe Coutinho are all definitely out.

Jordan Henderson and Simon Mignolet are set to face their former club, who are rooted to the bottom of the league having picked up just one point so far this season.

Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers has revealed his plans to delve into the transfer market when the window reopens in January, the Daily Star understands.

The club brought in eight new players during the summer, and Rodgers knows that he must continue strengthening if they are to consolidate their place in the top six.