The Five Pointer: Liverpool players dominate Ballon d'Or shortlist

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30 players have been named on the Ballon d’Or shortlist, with seven Liverpool stars making the list.

Virgil Van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Georginio Wijnaldum and Alisson have been chosen from Liverpool. Manchester City have five of their players named on the list.

Arsenal fell to their third defeat of the season last night as Sheffield United took all three points at Bramall Lane with a 1-0 win over the Gunners.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery felt his team deserved more from the game.

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The Champions League returns tonight and Tottenham are at home to Serbian side Red Star Belgrade.

After a disappointing start to the season, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has said he’s not surprised there has been talk about him losing his job.

Manchester City are at home to Serie A club Atalanta tonight and boss Pep Guardiola has explained why Gabriel Jesus started City’s weekend win over Crystal Palace, ahead of Sergio Aguero.

And finally, Cristiano Ronaldo has said that winning every possible trophy with Juventus this season will be more important to him than individual awards he receives.

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