Boss Dean Smith insists Aston Villa’s recent slip should not overshadow their progress this season. Villa have more points now – 12 in six games – than they did after 12 matches last season.
Liverpool played their first game after the announcement of the European Super League, and failed to win against Leeds
He said: “He senses where the space is and how to use it. I wouldn’t necessarily say he’s a dribbler with skills and tricks but he’s dynamic. How he plays, he is unique in some ways.