Recognising the flaws in his aggressive youth promotion policy has paid dividends.
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Their 2013/14 watershed campaign saw the Anfield club raining down punches from the opening bell.
Mario Balotelli is clearly no longer assured of an Azzurri place after Antonio Conte’s side did fine without him in Norway.
Backing over 8.5 Premier League starts looks sensible for the Birmingham native.
No player on the Basel pitch was tidier, but Roy Hodgson hasn’t conjured up a midfield anchor out of thin air.
Brendan Rodgers’ replacements are less well versed in the way his side go about their attacking.
Both Tom Cleverley and his England international teammate are odds-against to still be at Old Trafford by Tuesday.
The only rumours currently emanating from the red half of north London right now surround centre-halves.