The two are vying for a place as England's number ten, but who has been more impressive in the Premier League so far?
The defender says they are determined to make a positive impression to Jurgen Klopp against Tottenham on Saturday.
Sunderland take on West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
Brighton & Hove Albion will face Leeds United at Elland Road in the Championship this afternoon.
Etherington was full of praise for his former manager, who is currently flying high with Crystal Palace.
Danny Ings will miss today’s game for Liverpool at White Hart Lane due to injury.
Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham speaks highly of teammates Danny Wilson and Rob Kiernan.
Here is how Celtic will line up to face Motherwell this afternoon...
The Chelsea boss believes that Villa are still struggling to cope with the loss of two key players.
It's been suggested before... and it may well prove the case for the Tyne-Wear outfits.