Something went wrong, please attempt again late. Sign improving to receive the best LFC opinion lineal to your inbox Welcome to the daily Media Digest. From transfers to tweets, it can be hard to keep up with everything going on in the Anfield sphere. Credible, incredible and anything in between: we round it all up in one place here, taking a sideways look at the day’s media goings-on from around the world. ***

Steven Gerrard ‘honour’ Pep Guardiola has been explaining what is was like to manage against Steven Gerrard ‘s Aston Villa wednesday during his crusade league ahead of their slip to Watford. “ For me, it is an honor to play against [ Steven ] Gerrard, a legend from English football, now a coach, ” the Man City foreman said. “ What I felt on the touchline is adjacent time will be baffling against Villa. I had the touch that he [ Gerrard ] knows precisely what the opposition does, what he wants to do. “ There ’ s no friendship there. He ’ second there. ‘ I shake your hand and o, you beat me, but following time be careful ’. “ That ’ sulfur why he had his career as a player and he will do it as a coach. He may be civil, but the instinct to win is there. ” Man City ‘begin talks’ with forward Pep Guardiola is said to be ‘in love ‘ with 21-year-old serbian forward Dušan Vlahović ‘s goalscoring ability and the Premier League giants have begun preliminary talks with Fiorentina, according to La Repubblica. Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham, Arsenal and Juventus have besides been linked with a move for the Serie A headliner, who has scored 12 times already this season. Valued at around £55m, Vlahović has made it clear he wants to leave Fiorentina and with his current contract expiring in 2023, the italian side are open to an exit for their star homo. Man City were after Harry Kane all summer but failed to sign the England captain, while Liverpool have needed more depth in their attack for a while, though a more versatile forward more in the Diogo Jota mold might make more sense. Liverpool January transfer hint

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This is credibly the first and stopping point prison term that Nat Phillips will be compared to Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, but Jürgen Klopp was full of praise for the centre-back on Friday. “ People often ask me which player made the biggest improvements under my leadership, and I say Robert Lewandowski, ” Klopp said. “ That ’ second probably right, but not far off that is Nat Phillips, good in a wholly different department. I remember when I saw Nat Phillips first. I spoke to him after the game and he ’ randomness one of the smartest players I ever worked with. ” Klopp besides offered a January transfer window touch, with Phillips being linked with a transfer move to Newcastle United despite having signed a newly narrow at Anfield in the summer. “ We can not keep him everlastingly, that ’ s clear. We needed him, barely to be dependable, for that half-year, ” the german outlined. “ We will see what happens in the windowpane. He was fine doing it because he ’ s a great guy. But his development is absolutely insane. You saw it concluding year, you would have said : ‘ Nat Phillips, oh my God, he plays in the last line ? ’. “ People love him because of his heading but with his feet he is incredible. ” Takumi Minamino names Liverpool inspiration Liverpool advancing Takumi Minamino says he looks to Diogo Jota, who turns 25 today, for divine guidance at Anfield. “ It is obvious for everyone that he has fit this club, ” the japanese forward said. “ The stats show it very clearly and besides outside the stats, his work proves that he is one of the most authoritative players in the club. Yes, this inspires me. There are a distribute of capital players in the team. It always helps me keep my motivation higher. ” Minamino besides named his favorite position on the field, having played a kind of roles for Jürgen Klopp. “ Playing closest to the goal is my favorite position, I believe it is one of my roles to score goals, ” Minamino explained. “ But the coach decides where I play, and it is good that he says that I can play in many positions because it is one of my advantages. I would like to play at a higher level in every status. ”