"Going forward we haven't got a lot of options in midfield but the manager could maybe slot Shaqiri in there or Adam Lallana when he's fit".
Tottenham have come through a hard patch at the start of September to equal their best start to a Premier League season, matching their tally from 2016-17. Both sides have been playing some scintillating football at the start of the season, and this match should certainly live up to the billing. "Since pre-season I believe I have understood the way Jürgen Klopp plays and the way the team plays", said Fabinho.
Arsenal are now in the top four, level on 18 points with London rivals Tottenham, as the Premier League table takes on a familiar look heading into an global break. Last season we lost here, and this season we drew. So it looks like they are in a good shape. And, though his manager's words on the topic were admittedly vague, they did seem to play down the problem.
"If somebody had told me after eight fixtures 20 points I'd say yes but with this fixture list I would buy it", he added.
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The 32-year-old has been in exceptional form for Jurgen Klopp's side this season, having carried across his inspirational form that saw him help Liverpool to the Champions League final last term into the new campaign.
Koeman is still angry about the error made by his captain which led to Olivier Giroud securing a 2-1 victory for France in their Nations League clash with the Dutch in Paris last month.
But with the worldwide break now meaning it's two weeks before Liverpool play again, Milner could only miss as few as four matches.
With Chelsea making up ground by winning 3-0 at Southampton, the league's three unbeaten teams go into the worldwide break locked together on 20 points.