Liverpool latest: United legend says how to stop City, Gerrard next Giggs? & more

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All the latest news and views from Anfield including a Manchester United former captain's advice on how you stop Manchester City.

The weekend is finally here and so is one of the most eagerly-awaited Super Sunday matches in recent memory as, if Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool defeat fellow Premier League title chasing Manchester City, then the Reds will have a distinct advantage during the business end of the domestic football calendar.

But how can they stop Manchester City?

Bizarrely, a Manchester United legend has given advice - you stop Yaya Toure.

"If I was Liverpool looking at this game, looking to win their first title in 24 years, I would be concentrating a massive amount of my preparation on how to deal with Yaya Toure," Gary Neville explained. "If you stop Toure, with his power and force, you go a long way to stopping Manchester City."

He added: "I think Sturridge and Suarez running at any defender now in world football is a penalty waiting to happen. When Sturridge is in that right channel it’s a nightmare scenario as when he cuts in he can bend it in the far corner with his favoured left foot, but if you cut that off and overcompensate he is good enough to go outside you and square it with his right foot."

Meanwhile, Steven Gerrard - who was singled out by Neville as a player whose leadership will be fundamental to any Liverpool success - has drawn comparisons to Ryan Giggs. The Welshman's dedication, professionalism and healthy living has gone a long way to his career longevity and it is believed the Liverpool skipper can emulate that.

On the comparison, one Kop icon - Robbie Fowler - told talkSPORT: "I think so! I am more than pleased for Steven because a lot of people were saying at the start of season maybe he is not as good as he was, or he is finished [but] he has been immense this year. I know Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and even Raheem Sterling are getting a lot of the plaudits but I don't think you can take away what Steven has done for the club this year.

"He has always been a fantastic player and he has certainly got a good few years left in him. What a story it will be if he goes on the pick up this Premier League trophy. I think a lot of people will genuinely love to see that."

Gerrard is not only deserving of the crown this year, but also of the player of the month gong last month, says Luis Suarez, who jointly won it with his captain: "This prize is more important for Stevie. I spoke with him about what we're going to do with one prize because we've both won Player of the Month - but it's for him for all he's done in his career."

And finally, here is Kolo Toure singing his own song.

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