The Champions League returns to Anfield on Tuesday and, with all due respect, Midtjylland look to be the whipping boys of the group so without taking anything for granted we've got to be looking to beat them and hopefully take a firm grip on things.

I expect Jurgen will look to mix things up a bit with the games coming thick and fast and it would be nice to go in at half time with the cushion of a few goals because then it would give him the chance to rest some legs ahead of the weekend.

The likes of Minamino, Shaqiri, Milner and Curtis Jones will all be looking for minutes and to show the manager what they can do and with five substitutions available the manager would be daft not to use that to his advantage as he did in Holland last week ahead of the game with West Ham on Saturday.

They are looking a decent side at the moment and have got some decent results in recent weeks. They certainly look a tougher proposition than they were last season.

Michail Antonio is a handful up front and has caused us problems before so the back four will be tested again as he'll put himself about big time.

It was interesting to see the line up Jurgen picked on Saturday and particularly in attack where Diogo Jota started alongside the usual front three.

It was clear that the balance wasn't right, especially in the first half, but it can take time for a new formation to click into gear. It rarely happens overnight.

I remember Kenny trying me, Peter Beardsley and Rushie all together when Ian came back from Italy in a game against Tottenham, probably to appease the three of us because everyone wanted to see have a go, and it didn't work initially, we only drew 1-1.

You have to be patient with these things and I actually think Mane would be better down the middle with Salah on the right on Jota on the left, with Firmino in behind.

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That kind of 'fab four' system worked pretty well for the manager when Coutinho was here and, as I said last week, while the defence is not at full-strength without Van Dijk we've got to make sure we attack as well as we possibly can.

Saturday was the first time we've tried the four of them together and I think it can work with the way Jota plays so I feel it's just a case of giving them time to gel.

Whichever way the manager decides to go on Tuesday, the most important thing is to get three points, we don't know how or if goal difference is going to come into play but given the way all the group games are squeezed together in this short space of time, it would be great if we could get a firm grip on things early to take the pressure off later.

It would help if Ajax and Atalanta draw to help us build up a bit of a lead and then if we can go to Italy and get a good result, we'll be in a really strong position.

Return of fans welcome delight but what about other clubs?

* I wish someone could enlighten me on how City of Manchester FC and Stafford Rangers were allowed to have 600 spectators at their games at the weekend in the FA cup?

Don't get me wrong I’m delighted that fans can watch games as long as it’s safe but there's at least 600 fans of all clubs that would be made up to go to a game.

I'm thinking particularly of teams like Tranmere who got a really good and important win at the weekend over Southend but would really benefit, psychologically and economically, from having some fans in the ground.

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For the life of me I can't understand why if FCUM and Stafford can do it then Tranmere can't as long as there's masks, social distancing, temperature checks etc.

Some fans in the ground are better than none because this long absence is having an effect on fans as well and it would be nice to feel there's some kind of light at the end of the tunnel.

People can go to restaurants and can even watch some matches in indoor cinemas so for me it doesn't make any sense that we can't at least have small numbers of fans in some grounds.

For the sake of the players, the fans and everyone concerned I hope this changes soon.