Trending – Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool make Champions League history

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Jurgen Klopp revels in Liverpool’s seven-goal output at Maribor, a club record for a European away match.
Liverpool blasted Maribor 7-0 and thanks to Sevilla’s loss, now top Group E.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah scored twice and provided an assist as his side cruised to a 7-0 win over Maribor.
Liverpool blasted Maribor 7-0 and thanks to Sevilla’s loss, now top E.

Wednesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending …

LIVERPOOL: It will be difficult for Liverpool to break the record they set following the 7-0 thrashing of Maribor in the Champions League, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

TOTTENHAM: Harry Kane said Tottenham would take a point away to Real Madrid “every day of the week” after Spurs secured a 1-1 Champions League draw at the Bernabeu on Tuesday.

REAL MADRID: Zinedine Zidane said that Tuesday’s 1-1 Champions League draw at home to Tottenham set up a “final” where the Group H winner is likely to be decided at Wembley in two weeks’ time.

MAN CITY: Pep Guardiola described Manchester City’s 2-1 win over Napoli as one of the proudest wins of his managerial career.

– Kevin De Bruyne’s agent to use Neymar pay as bargaining chip in contract talks – read more in Transfer Talk.

LEICESTER: Thomas Tuchel is wanted by Leicester to replace Craig Shakespeare, sources close to the club have told ESPN FC.

– Having just sacked Craig Shakespeare and currently sitting 18th in the table, Leicester City need a manager. Could Roberto Mancini, Sam Allardyce or Carlo Ancelotti take over?

MAN UNITED: Manchester United are keeping tabs on Spain under-21 left-back Aaron Martin, sources have told ESPN FC.

– Jose Mourinho has said he will “one day tell the truth” about his potential move to Barcelona that fell through in 2008.

– Louis van Gaal says he still views Jose Mourinho as a “very sympathetic guy,” despite his reservations over the manner in which his former assistant replaced him at United.

– United have opened contract talks with defender Phil Jones, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.

LIVERPOOL

ARSENAL: Former Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny believes he failed to develop at the Emirates because of less sophisticated coaching in the Premier League.

CHELSEA: Daniele De Rossi has spoken of his admiration for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte ahead of Roma’s meeting with the Premier League champions on Wednesday.

BARCELONA: Barcelona’s place in La Liga should not be affected by any moves toward Catalan independence, according to Jaume Roures of Mediapro, current international rights holders for the Spanish league.

– Barcelona are getting better and better because of the new approaches brought to the club by coach Ernesto Valverde, goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen says.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND: Former Bayern Munich midfielder Niko Kovac paved the way for U.S. international Christian Pulisic’s transfer to Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

– Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director has urged the team to be “more courageous” as they head to Apoel Nicosia seeking their first points in Champions League Group H.

– Jadon Sancho has returned to Borussia Dortmund as England under-17s prepare for their round-of-16 match against Japan at the Under-17 World Cup in India.

– Twelve-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko continued his remarkable form as he scored a brace to help Borussia Dortmund’s under-17 side produce a stunning late comeback to draw 4-4 against arch-rivals Schalke.

WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: Italy have been drawn against Sweden in the European playoffs for the 2018 World Cup, while Republic of Ireland will meet Denmark.

FIFA: Wales will face France in a friendly in Paris next month, the Football Association of Wales announced on Tuesday.

MLS: The investor/operator of the Columbus Crew SC is considering relocating the team to Austin, Texas, unless the city of Columbus can come up with a plan for a new downtown stadium, sources confirmed to ESPN FC.

– Kaka bid a tearful farewell to Orlando City on Sunday, saying he “will always be a Lion forever” after his final game following three years with the MLS club.

UNITED STATES: The U.S. men’s national team will play a friendly in Portugal on Nov. 14, both countries’ federations announced on Monday.

– United States under-17 coach John Hackworth told his players that it was up to them “to give hope to our country” after the senior U.S. team failed to qualify for the World Cup.

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