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The Champions League returns tonight and Liverpool take on Belgian side Genk at Anfield.
Ahead of the game, Reds’ boss Jurgen Klopp described striker Divock Origi as a Liverpool legend, after a reporter failed to mention that the Belgian had come through Genk’s academy.
Chelsea are at home to Ajax and after a run of eight wins in nine games in all competitions, some fans are claiming the club won’t need to strengthen when their transfer ban ends, but Lampard disagreed.
Napoli manager Carlo Ancelloti has supported Mario Balotelli after the striker was racially abused by Hellas Verona fans on the weekend.
Balotelli kicked a ball into the crowd after he received the abuse, but Ancelotti believes it was the correct reaction.
Tottenham have appealed the red card issued to Son Heung-min for a tackle which left Everton’s Andre Gomes with a fracture dislocation to his right ankle.
Referee Martin Atkinson initially presented Son with a yellow card but opted to dismiss the South Korean instead after assessment of the damage on Gomes.
And finally, after their success at the recent Rugby World Cup, Japan could be in line for a place at the Six Nations.
Although there hasn’t been anything formally submitted, World Rugby are keen to stretch the competition further than Europe.
With the increasing popularity of the sport in Japan - the World Cup hosts could be the nation that get the nod.
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