Liverpool likely to face group of death in Champions League

Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri

Former Liverpool midfielder Adam has also questioned how well Shaqiri will react to being on the bench at Anfield, with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah likely to Jurgen Klopp's first choice picks in the wide positions.

The Reds emphatically defeated Pep Guardiola's side over two legs in the 2017-18 Champions League quarter-finals but were 25 points short of them domestically. Liverpool's fourth-place finish in the Premier League puts them into pot three, while Tottenham Hotspur, who finished above them in third last season, look set to be in pot 2.

"That's not for us to say, that's for other people to speculate".

The Brazil global had always been linked with a move to Anfield before the deal was confirmed on July 19, with neither Simon Mignolet nor Loris Karius convincing last term - the latter at fault for two goals in the 3-1 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.

Klopp said: "For Shaq, in the moment he signed he wanted to stay immediately at Liverpool and train with us. That would make it more interesting".

And the 30-year-old is determined to end that run as soon as possible.

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He still struggled to read which way Anderson was swinging the ball and the pace bowler found the edge of his bat four times. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets for 60 runs in 25 overs while paceman Mohammed Shami had two for 64 in 19.

"It has been a great day which I had been looking forward to,"Alisson told Liverpool's official website on Tuesday".

"For my club, I just want to take the next step now".

"He came back a few days ago and he was really excited".

Cork goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher reflected on "crazy" few months after playing against both Manchester giants on Liverpool's tour of the US.

Klopp has solved his issue in goal after splashing out a world record £66m on Alisson Becker from Roma with the Brazilian worldwide set to be named Liverpool's new number one this coming season after developing in to one of the best shot-stoppers in Europe.

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