Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk insists their European exit will not knock the confidence of the Premier League champions-elect.
Manager Jurgen Klopp insists the disappointing end to Liverpool’s reign as European champions after a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Atletico Madrid will have no lasting effect.
What the papers say Tottenham are pondering their next move as Christian Eriksen’s contract negotiations leave the club facing a difficult decision, the Mirror reports. Spurs look to have two choices: either sell one of their best midfielders this summer, or allow the remainder of his contract to run down if he will not agree to a new one and risk losing him for nothing next season, the paper says. Real Madrid and Inter Milan are both said to interested in the 27-year-old.
One of the Marc Andre Ter Stegen saves in Barca’s 4-4 draw at Villarreal was literally extraordinary – however, his risky anticipation over whether Toko Ekambi would cross or shoot left him embarrassed and cost Barça the 2-2 goal.