It is the Barcelona players sixth time winning the award.
Sadio Mane rescued Liverpool as the Reds’ late show at Aston Villa maintained their title charge.
The Corkman will remain in the Carabao Cup side despite Alisson Becker’s return to fitness meaning Adrian – who was covering for the Brazil international last month – would normally be in line.
It is a record sixth time that the Argentina star has been named FIFA’s best player.
A “lesson in efficiency”, is how Hugo Lloris described Liverpool’s win over Tottenham in Madrid, and while the Frenchman cannot be sure if he will play in another Champions League final, he maintains Spurs are learning all the time.
Liverpool have seven league matches remaining, facing arguably their toughest test on Sunday at home to third-placed Tottenham.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists it is “mad” to suggest accepting a Champions League exit to help their domestic title push would be a preferred option.
The halfway point of the Premier League campaign dovetails nicely with Christmas so the time has come to provide a little festive cheer by handing out some imaginary mid-season awards, writes Darren Norris
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has accepted his FA misconduct charge for running on the pitch after conceding it was a mistake.
A third of the way through the 2018/19 season, the top three teams remain unbeaten – the first time this has happened in top-flight history. But who will reign supreme come May? Darren Norris assesses the state of play.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has told goalkeeper Simon Mignolet that being the deputy to Alisson Becker is “not the worst job in the world”.
Defender Virgil van Dijk realises consistency will be the key if Liverpool are to topple Manchester City as Premier League champions.
Roma 3 Chelsea 0: Chelsea crumbled last night as Roma moved to the top of Champions League Group C with a 3-0 victory at Stadio Olimpico last night.
Chelsea crumbled as Roma moved to the top of Champions League Group C with a 3-0 victory at Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday night.
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