At the start of the season you could have got better odds on Aston Villa being relegated than troubling the Champions League places, but they started with four straight wins including a rout of Liverpool. Everton also kicked off the season with four successive victories and, while they were more fancied than the Villains, this still came as a surprise to most.
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.