The Hard Tackle takes a look at five talking points following Liverpool's 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.
Trent Alexander-Arnold was the hero on Tuesday night as Liverpool have one foot into the Group Stages of the Champions League, with a 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the first leg.
Liverpool will have to do without the services of Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge as they travel to Hoffenheim for their Champions League qualifier
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly been targeting German U-21 star Jeremy Toljan from Hoffenheim and are close to inking a deal for the same
Arsenal, Chelsea and Bayern Munich are among a flurry of top European clubs that are reportedly showing an interest in Hoffenheim striker Filston Mawana.
Juventus, Tottenham and Liverpool are reportedly in a three-way tussle to sign Hoffenheim star Nadiem Amiri in the summer.
Chelsea are set to miss out on Hoffenheim Niklas Sule with the 21-year-old set to join Bayern Munich in a €20 million deal.
Jurgen Klopp has expressed his surprise at the fact that Liverpool were able to land Roberto Firmino, at what he thinks is a low price for the Brazilian
Premier League heavyweights Chelsea are monitoring the progress of young German defender Niklas Sule, and are set to be rivalled by Everton for the signature of the Hoffenheim man
Liverpool are reportedly keen on Hoffenheim FC's Swiss international Fabian Schar, who is also wanted by Inter Milan.