The Liverpool boss gave several younger players opportunities last season and during this pre-season.
Guardian writers’ predicted position 11th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)
Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd worked with Aston Villa summer signing Ross McCormack at Glasgow Rangers.
West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland are among the favourites to sign Shane Duffy from Blackburn Rovers, according to Betvictor.com.
The German spent 12 games in charge of Leeds United last year.
HITC Sport understands Cardiff City are closing in on the Wales international.
The one-off match for the European Super Cup will be contested between two Spanish sides for the third consecutive year.
Ferdinand backs Williams to be a successful signing for Everton.
The diminutive midfielder has yet to agree a new contract.