The Wales international has stated that if the Gunners stamp out inconsistency they have the quality to be English champions.
The manager has insisted that the Belgian will fit it at Anfield amidst suggestions there will be a clash of styles.
The French international has been speaking about who inspired him on Twitter.
It's far from the real thing but plenty of Brazilian flair was on show as the Reds' summer signing took part in training.
With the All-Star break approaching, we hand out some premature awards to those around MLS who've impressed over the first half of the season.
Tottenham could be looking at converting the young centre-back into a defensive midfielder in time for the new season.
Liverpool were in action in the fourth instalment of their pre-season tour of the Far East and Australia against a Malaysia XI side.
Aymen Abdennour has been linked with a move to Newcastle United, West Ham United, AC Milan and Barcelona.
Leeds United defender Scott Wootton is on confident mood ahead of the new season.
Gary Neville has criticised comments from an Arsenal director about their transfer budget.
Leading sports performance consultant Ray Wilson believes the Red Devils full-back has a point to prove in pre-season.
A 1-0 win at Andorran minnows Lusitanos sealed West Ham United's safe passage through to the Europa League second qualifying round 4-0 on aggregate.
Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen have struck up a strong partnership previously.