Liverpool return to action this evening as they welcome Leicester City to Anfield for a Carabao Cup third-round clash.
The Reds will be confident of beating their high-flying Championship opponents after winning five straight games in the Premier League and one in the Europa League.
That represents a very good start to the season for Liverpool, who could well hand a first home start to Ryan Gravenberch this evening.
The summer signing features in our Liverpool FC morning digest, along with a story concerning chairman Tom Werner's first appearance at Anfield in some time....
Tom Werner returns as FSG focus on long-term Liverpool plan
It was May 2022 the last time that Tom Werner had taken a seat in the Liverpool director’s box.
On that occasion, on the final day of the 2021/22 Premier League season, a 3-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers wasn’t enough to deliver a second Premier League title in three seasons as Manchester City staged a dramatic second-half comeback at home to Aston Villa to claim the crown.
In May 2022 the picture at Liverpool on the pitch was one of rude health, with Fenway Sports Group’s three most senior figures of Reds chairman Werner, president and Jurgen Klopp’s closest FSG ally Mike Gordon, and principal owner John Henry all watching on.
Defeat in the Champions League final in Paris to Real Madrid shortly after would mean that a season where Liverpool were in touching distance of footballing immortality through an unprecedented quadruple ended with the FA Cup and Carabao Cup. No mean feat, but an anti-climax nonetheless.
Werner, Liverpool chairman, wasn’t present at Anfield for the entirety of the 2022/23 season, a campaign where the Reds struggled to rekindle their form from the previous seasonRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk