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Video: Simon Rice and Jack de Menezes look ahead to Liverpool's huge test at the Bernabeu

Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool is congratulated by Luis Suarez during their victory over Swansea

Daniel Sturridge vows to help Luis Suarez win Premier League Golden Boot

Liverpool's Uruguayan striker is currently second in the leading goal scorer charts

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup takes share of blame after heavy defeat to Liverpool

Swansea manager Michael Laudrup accepted some of the blame for the "accident" of their 5-0 defeat at Liverpool but felt the players had to also take responsibility.

Peter Odemwingie embarrassingly arrived at Loftus Road

Peter Odemwingie will play for West Brom again this season, says Steve Clarke

Striker attempted to force transfer to QPR

Gareth McAuley and Ben Foster of West Brom celebrate victory over Liverpool at Anfield

Steve Clarke still focused on 40-point mark despite victory over Liverpool

West Brom shocked Liverpool at Anfield last night

Gerrard has penalty saved in 2-0 defeat to WBA

Match Report: Steven Gerrard fails from the spot for Liverpool on frustrating night against West Brom

Liverpool 0 West Bromwich Albion 2: Late goals stun Liverpool as Gerrard has penalty saved

Jamie Carragher is facing up to a future away from Anfield after announcing his retirement yesterday

Brendan Rodgers pays tribute to 'iconic' Jamie Carragher

The defender has announced he will retire at the end of the season

England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere insists he can handle the pressure amid growing expectations

Arsenal midfielder was man-of-the-match for England against Brazil

England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere must improve says Bryan Robson

Arsenal midfielder put in a man-of-the-match performance against Brazil

Fred (centre) celebrates his goal with Neymar (right) and Paulinho

Brazil desperately in need of Luiz Felipe Scolari's sure touch

Chelsea's Oscar easily outshone the much-hyped Neymar

Frank Lampard celebrates his goal with Danny Welbeck

England v Brazil live from Wembley: As it happened

Minute-by-minute text commentary of England's friendly match against Brazil.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Roy Hodgson wary of angering Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson

England manager will take caution with United players

Jack Wilshere training for England

Roy Hodgson asks for Jack Wilshere expectations to be kept in check

Arsenal midfielder has not been short of plaudits since returning from injury

Ashley Cole with manager Roy Hodgson

'No-one deserves it more': Ashley Cole does not get the credit he deserves says Glen Johnson

Chelsea left-back in line to pick up 100th cap against Brazil

Roy Hodgson lost Jermain Defoe (left) and Michael Carrick (right) to injury yesterday ahead of England’s friendly against Brazil on Wednesday

Injuries force Jermain Defoe and Michael Carrick out of Brazil game

Daniel Sturridge also in doubt for Wembley friendly as Steven Gerrard awarded England player of year

Scott Parker has not played since Euro 2012

Scott Parker excluded as Roy Hodgson announces England squad for Brazil friendly

Ashley Cole to make his 100th appearance next week

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