Martin Atkinson will referee Liverpool’s upcoming match with Manchester United, the Premier League has introduced.
Atkinson will oversee the Anfield encounter on Saturday afternoon and can be assisted by Lee Betts, Stephen Baby and fourth official Jon Moss.
The official final refereed a Liverpool-United fixture in March 2015, when he despatched off Steven Gerrard simply 38 seconds after approaching as a half-time substitute in a 2-1 defeat for Brendan Rodgers’ facet.
In whole, Atkinson has officiated three fixtures between the 2 sides, with United successful all of them.
He has not been in control of a Liverpool recreation this season, however did referee United’s Four-Zero win over West Ham United on the opening weekend of the Premier League.
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