Liverpool

This is how Liverpool's sensational £680m-rated side could look in five years time - according to Football Manager 2020

The latest edition of Football Manager - destroyer of weekend plans, ambitions to learn a new language/musical instrument, and in some rather more severe cases, marriages - has finally been released, and we've already had a tonne of fun getting to grips with the new version.

We've simulated five years into the future, and had a look at how Liverpool shape up ahead of the 2024/25 season. Click and scroll through the gallery to see how FM20 thinks the Reds' starting XI, substitutes, and manager will look in the future.

He's now very much in his prime, and is fresh off the back of a stellar 2023/24 campaign where he helped his side to their first top tier title since 1990. He's the club's top earner, on 275k-per-week.

1. GK: Alisson

He's now very much in his prime, and is fresh off the back of a stellar 2023/24 campaign where he helped his side to their first top tier title since 1990. He's the club's top earner, on 275k-per-week.
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Worth a hefty 71m, he's still a key part of the Liverpool defence, and is the vice-captain too. His stats are looking simply phenomenal.

2. RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold

Worth a hefty 71m, he's still a key part of the Liverpool defence, and is the vice-captain too. His stats are looking simply phenomenal.
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Brought in from Bayer Leverkusen for 51m, the Germany international is a force to be reckoned with, rocking a monstrous 19/20 strength statistic.

3. CB: Jonathan Tah

Brought in from Bayer Leverkusen for 51m, the Germany international is a force to be reckoned with, rocking a monstrous 19/20 strength statistic.
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Oh, now this is a lovely piece of business. Leicester City demanded nearly 50m for the tenacious defender, and the Reds were more than happy to stump up the cash. He's got 63 England caps, too.

4. LB: Ben Chilwell

Oh, now this is a lovely piece of business. Leicester City demanded nearly 50m for the tenacious defender, and the Reds were more than happy to stump up the cash. He's got 63 England caps, too.
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