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Diogo Jota set for first Premier League start in a Liverpool shirt against Aston Villa after £41m move to Anfield, with Sadio Mane in isolation with Covid-19 Sadio Mane is watching Liverpool form home after contracting coronavirus  Jurgen Klopp now has a selection headache when the Reds face Aston Villa Diogo Jota is a likely candidate to replace the forward after his £41m move   

By Joe Bernstein for MailOnline

Published: 23:40 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 23:40 BST, 3 October 2020

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Diogo Jota is in line for his first Premier League start for Liverpool at Aston Villa this evening following Sadio Mane's positive test for coronavirus.

Mane is having to self-isolate for 14 days - the second Liverpool player to do so following new signing Thiago Alcantara - leaving Jurgen Klopp with a big selection headache ahead of the trip to Villa Park with Jota and Takumi Minamino the likeliest replacements.

Jota joined Liverpool in a £41million move from Wolves only a fortnight ago but has already scored on his Premier League debut as a substitute against Arsenal and then played nearly the full game against the same opposition in the .

Sadio Mane's Covid-19 positive leaves Jurgen Klopp with a dilemma ahead of Aston Villa trip

Sadio Mane's Covid-19 positive leaves Jurgen Klopp with a dilemma ahead of Aston Villa trip

Diogo Jota could now be set for his first Premier League start, filling the forward's starting spot

Diogo Jota could now be set for his first Premier League start, filling the forward's starting spot

The former Wolves winger has impressed in his early appearances since arriving at Anfield

The former Wolves winger has impressed in his early

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