Exactly one month ago José Mourinho was asked if his team were in the midst of a crisis. They had just lost to West Ham, their fifth defeat in six Premier League games. The Portuguese was both upbeat and enigmatic.
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.