Nathaniel Clyne has been named in England's squad for the European Qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia.
Manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Liverpool are in talks with forward Daniel Sturridge over a new contract.
Merse predicts the weekend results and says Chelsea will beat Arsenal and Spurs will struggle at home.
Lukas Podolski has hinted he could leave Arsenal in January, while Lionel Messi insists he will be staying at Barcelona.
Phil Thompson is backing Liverpool to beat Real Madrid in the Champions League, despite the poor display in Basel.
Updates from Thursday's action, starting with Everton in Russia