Moses’ West Ham Plot Norwich Fall
His fellow striker Andy Carroll played 63 minutes in the League Cup on Tuesday but is unlikely to make his first league start since January.
Angelo Ogbonna is a major injury doubt but there could be first starts for deadline day signings, Nikica Jelavic, and Michail Antonio.
Norwich midfielder Alex Tettey is available after a ban, but on-loan winger Matt Jarvis is ineligible to face his parent club. Gary Hooper (ankle) again misses out.
Newcastle are boosted in their game against Chelsea by the return of striker Aleksandar Mitrovic following his three-match suspension.
Daryl Janmaat has recovered from illness but Papiss Cisse is out and Massadio Haidara, Jack Colback and Rolando Aarons are doubts.
Banned Chelsea striker Diego Costa misses his first league game since being found guilty of violent conduct by the Football Association.
Willian, Oscar and Pedro are all available after injuries. Jose Mourinho has never won a Premier League match at St James’ Park in five attempts.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is not frightened by the prospect of losing his job, adding that the pressure drives him on.
Rodgers is under intense scrutiny after four league games without a win.
He says he is better at his job now than when he took over in June 2012.
Asked if his job was in danger, Rodgers said: “I’m never complacent enough to think that it has never been. It’s probably what drives a manager on, that fear. Positive fear.”
He added: “Every day you need to be at your best and when you come into here, into a club of this stature, that is always there. It doesn’t frighten me, I have an inherent belief in what I do.”
‘I’m a much better manager now’
Liverpool won their first two matches of the season but have not had a league victory since beating Bournemouth on 17 August.