The Portuguese superstar started off his career at Sporting Lisbon before making the move to the Red Devils in 2003.
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"That professionalism, will to win, that desire and then they went on to be serial winners."
The Liverpool legend has picked out one transfer the Reds "actually need" to make in the next window.
"If you go back five years you'd be looking to bring Lallana in." Did Klopp inherit him too late at Liverpool?
Liverpool legend Phil Thompson thinks his former club should attempt to bring back a former player.
Thompson admits there will be "ramifications" no matter how it's decided.
Phil Thompson has accused Harry Maguire of "lazy defending" in United's loss to Palace last weekend.
Two of three Sky Sports pundits see Liverpool dropping points against Southampton. Phil Thompson? Erm...
Phil Thompson reckons Martial's new contract at United is ''one of the signings of the transfer window".
Paul Merson and Phil Thompson have named the one Liverpool player Jose Mourinho would love to sign.
Jurgen Klopp "has to win a trophy" this season due to the quality of players at his disposal.
Phil Thompson cannot even find room for Moussa Sissoko in his combined Liverpool v Tottenham XI.
"Sometimes you get lucky in life. I think Jurgen Klopp is a little bit like that."
Phil Thompson reckons Shaqiri could work out, but points out the lack of work rate...
Harry Maguire "would be an upgrade" on Dejan Lovren. Even for more than £50m, Liverpool.
All four pundits say Arsenal will finish sixth and Man City first. But what about all those in between?
Only one pundit reckons Liverpool will finish in the top four. Two back Arsenal and Tottenham to miss out.
Phil Thompson has a genius idea for Liverpool: Sign Aguero, Alli or Suarez to replace Coutinho.
Is this really the time to be defending Merson and Thompson over Marco Silva? Yes it is, apparently.
Paul Merson and Phil Thompson really don't like a foreigner getting the Hull City job. Long live the Brits.
Phil Thompson has been impressed with how quickly Joel Matip has settled in to life at Anfield.
Phil Thompson thinks Sturridge's future at Anfield could be in doubt if he is left out against Villarreal.
Struggling striker Christian Benteke is "all but gone" from Liverpool, according to Phil Thompson.
Phil Thompson believes Liverpool should make the signing of Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross a priority.
John Nicholson eyes his TV suspiciously as it appears to have…
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