It will be his first competitive Liverpool appearance since last season's Champions League semi-finals. Keita is back in training having overcome the recurrence of an adductor injury initially sustained in the first leg of that epic battle with Barcelona last term.
It was during the Reds' Community Shield meeting with Manchester City that Keita suffered the setback, meaning he has failed to play a single minute of the new campaign.
Asked if the midfielder might feature tomorrow, Lijnders said: “Yes. I will not give the team but…
“He is in a really good way. What a boy! He makes our build-up play completely different, he creates unpredictability [in] how the ball moves forward.
"He's an important player and hopefully we can use him in the next weeks. Tomorrow will be a day where he will shine."