Rangers host Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership opener.
Nottingham Forest will take on Burton Albion in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
The Brazilian is one of the star men in the current Liverpool team.
The former Magpies boss says it was key they signed players who cared.
Could Liverpool's Mario Balotelli be the answer to West Ham's striker woes?
The midfielder has missed Arsenal's trip to Scandinavia with a knee injury.
The goalkeeper left Villa after eight years to join Middlesbrough this summer.
The newly promoted side travel to the City Ground later today.
The Scottish Premiership side are just one round away from reaching the group-stages.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers will finish fourth in the Scottish Premiership the season, predicts John Hartson.