"Liverpool have the best full-back pairing in Europe."
In 2017, Liverpool gave Hull City £8m for their left-back. In 2019, his importance feels genuinely comparable to that of Jordi Alba at Barcelona.
Host Jake Entwistle is joined this week by Muhammad Butt, Will Hall and Squawka Talker debutant Tom Green to discuss why Liverpool are being deliberately uncreative in midfield, Huddersfield's status among the worst Premier League teams of all time, whether we really have the worst referees in the world, as well as last week's Man Utd hot take from Louis van Gaal.
There was also just about time for a Squawka Scout looking at how Mauro Icardi is "humiliating" Inter Milan, in the words of head coach Luciano Spalletti.
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Timestamps for this week's episode:
00:00 - 00:04:19: Celtic 2-1 Rangers/EFL Trophy
04:19 - 16:08: Do Liverpool have Europe's most 'important' full-back?
16:08 - 22:18: Huddersfield suffer record-equalling relegated…
22:18 - 36:45: …but are Fulham even worse?
26:52 - 36:45: Chelsea stage one of this season's most controversial wins at Cardiff
36:45 - 42:42: Van Gaal may have had a point about Man Utd…
42:42 - 58:50: Squawka Scout: What's going on with Icardi and Inter?