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Virgil van Dijk leads Netherlands out of the tunnel.
The Dutch are about to do battle with Belarus.
Gini Wijnaldum also starts.
Origi an unused sub
Divock Origi remained on the bench for Belgium as they recorded a comfortable 2-0 win over Kazakhstan.
The Red Devils had already qualified for next summer’s EURO 2020.
Roberto Firmino has been mentioned in an article of players who could potentially replace Luis Suarez at Barcelona.
Mundo Deportivo (cited by the Express) have suggested Liverpool’s No.9 could be on Barca’s transfer watch list along with Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Kylian Mbappe.
The Catalan giants are reportedly on the look out for a striker to eventually take up the Uruguayan’s mantle, and Firmino is one of those who is suggested to fit the profile.
Though the Spanish publication go on to suggest there is no consensus in Barcelona about actually signing the Brazilian.
So, Liverpool fans can breathe easy. Bobby is a red.
Fabinho makes cameo
Fabinho made a 10-minute cameo for Brazil as they drew 1-1 with Nigeria.
Firmino, who started the match, was replaced after 60 minutes.
Joe Aribo opened the scoring for the Super Eagles before Real Madrid’s Casemiro levelled things up.
It was a special day for two special causes.
Steven Gerrard certainly enjoyed his outing at Ibrox.
Nigeria take the lead
Nigeria have taken the lead against Roberto Firmino’s Brazil.
Joe Aribo has put the Super Eagles ahead.
Alisson on Neymar
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has opened up on Brazil team-mate Neymar’s future.
Alisson told Mundo Deportivo (cited by Goal): “I think that Neymar can be the best in the world on any team.
“Neymar is a high-level player and would be fundamental in any team in the world.
“If he returns to Barcelona or not... I wish him good luck and to play with his usual joy and energy, wherever he is.”
Why Klopp turned down Man United
Jurgen Klopp reportedly rejected the chance to manage Manchester United and Real Madrid because they were focused on commercial influences.
Robbie Fowler has revealed the reasons Klopp chose Liverpool, the full quotes can be read below.
Liverpool Women are in action at Prenton Park this afternoon.
The Reds are currently trailing Bristol City 1-0.
Kathryn Batte is there to bring you updates as Vicky Jepson’s side look to get level.
Kuyt to Southend?
Liverpool favourite Dirk Kuyt has been linked with the role of assistant manager at Southend United.
The Dutchman, who is currently a youth coach at Feyenoord, is reportedly named as potential No.2 to Celtic legend Henrik Larsson.
With the former Barcelona man being linked with the manager’s job at the League One club by local news.
Follow the leader
Liverpool legend Sami Hyypia has praised Virgil van Dijk for his transformational role in the Reds defence.
Van Dijk is now largely regarded as the world’s best centre-back and Hyypia explains the void the Dutchman helped fill after his arrival in January, 2018.
Hyypia, speaking on behalf of Carlsberg (via the Mirror), admitted: “He’s not got the armband, but he has all the attributes of a leader.
“You don’t need the armband to be a leader or an important character on the field or in the dressing room.
“We needed a leader and, when Virgil arrived, he filled that void. In my opinion, Jordan Henderson and James Milner are a good captain and vice-captain, but it’s not enough to just have two – you need maybe four or five.
“Virgil was a good addition to that and he took the weight off the other two captains.
“He gives a lot of confidence to everyone, is always talking on the field and makes everyone around him play better.
“For me, he’s the last piece of the puzzle in the search for the first Premier League title.”
Ian Doyle brings you the full story.
Carra names his fave
Jamie Carragher has named his favourite Liverpool player in Jurgen Klopp’s current set up.
The iconic defender, who took part in the legends game at Ibrox on Saturday, told Liverpoolfc.com: “Even after the first couple of games, I said Mane, probably along with Raheem Sterling, was possibly the best left winger in the world.
“I absolutely love him, he’s my favourite player at the club. He’s brilliant, he’s always got a smile on his face, always there, always gets knocked about, gets goals, setting others up.
“He’s the one who came in at the very start under Klopp, his first real big signing, and I think ever since then he’s just been getting better and better. He’s just a machine.”
Up and running
The ECHO’s very own Dan Kay is taking part in the Everton-themed 5K race running through the city today.
Nice number you’ve got there, Dan! Have a boss one.
Aldo's Guardiola warning
Liverpool legend and ECHO columnist John Aldridge thinks Man City’s defensive frailties could cost them this season.
Speaking to the Irish Independent, Aldridge admitted: “With only eight games played this season, it is ridiculous to suggest the title race is anywhere near over, but there is no denying that we are seeing vulnerabilities from Manchester City that were not there last season.
“Their 2-0 home defeat against Wolves on the back of the away loss at Norwich shows that this City team have cracks that are being exposed, with their defensive frailties in evidence yet again.
“John Stones will come back soon, but I don’t see him solving defensive problems that are stemming from the reality that Nicolas Otamendi is not up to the job of holding that back-line together in the absence of the departed Vincent Kompany and the injured Aymeric Laporte.
“City manager Pep Guardiola has said he won’t spend any money in the January transfer window, but I fully expect him to spend upwards of £100m on a centre-back as soon as he can because he knows that defence will not be good enough to win the Premier League or Champions League.
“I also feel that Guardiola is more focused on European success than chasing more domestic glory now, with his celebrations as City beat Dinamo Zagreb in unconvincing fashion in the Champions League last week suggesting his sights are targeting Europe this season.
“He was jumping up and down on the touchline in that Champions League clash and has been urging City fans to create the kind of atmosphere in home matches that drove Liverpool to European glory last season, but that just won’t happen.”
Should Gerrard be Liverpool's next manager?
Myself and a couple of others had our say on whether we think Steven Gerrard should be Liverpool’s next manager after Jurgen Klopp.
Have a read and let us know your opinions on this one.
You can tweet me @CaoimheSport for a Stevie G debate.
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