The story so far for lfc: Currently residing in the 7th place on 30 points Liverpool are 2 points and one place better off than last year and sit 5 point off 4th and 9 off the top but have a massively inferior goal difference. In other competitions better news for local fans came with progress in league cup and Europe league. This is after spending 80 odd million on players and recouping about 60, mainly on sterling. As a result Rodgers finally got his marching orders to join his staff he dismissed in the summer. The exciting news of the arrival of the highly regarded and eccentric Jurgen klopp followed this sacking so fans have a transfer window to enjoy now. And elsewhere? Chelsea and Leicester have played pass the parcel and have ended up swapping positions in the league. Leicester look like contenders while Jose mourinho gets his.... City look poor but talented across the front line, Tottenham look like it's their time and arsenal finally look like spendingoing to go for a title as Ozil shows his class. Villa are toast and fat same looks like he's finally bitten off even more than his father gob can chew. Oh and Manchester's second club has royally screwed up The best players? For Liverpool this is not hard as they all have been poor. Sahko has been the biggest responder to Klopp while coutinho has continued to be inconsistent. Lucas has seen a mini career revival as a special mention Elsewhere mahrez has been the star of the show so far, aguero got 5 in one game but as usual ended up injured. Ozil has been awesome also. The highlight? Very few and far between for Liverpool but beating city 4-1 has to be it. Stonking goal scored by coutinho from firmino pass. The 6-1 in St Marys comes close but Southampton lost their heads while at city we had to fight for it for 90. Elsewhere arsenal trashing United has to be up there for the performance arsenal gave but Leicester have provided several amazing moments. The low light? Unquestionably losing badly at under for me but Newcastle game was worse. Watford game was poor too. Chelsea have served up the worst dross but there you go. Player ratings Goalkeepers Mignolet - B-, too many errors first me. Bogdán - C, bad bad game v watford. Great pen shot out was his highlight Defenders Clyne - B. Solid but I feel inhibited in final third. Enrique - F. Totally worthless Touré - D- injured in every cup game. Klopp favored lucas at cb ffs. Lovren - B-, too many early disasters. Decent recently. Gomez - B. Solid start for young man, not an lb but did OK. Unlucky injury too Sakho - B, solid but since coming back from injury he is taking too many risks for me. Moreno - B-. Marginal this, really trying after Rodgers mugged him off and he gave up. Needs better end product Skertl - B-. Very very deep and retreats so much. Flanagan -NG. Been injured needs to do something. Smith - one game, did OK, return from long injury. We will see. Randall - C+. Pretty good start for inexperienced player. Midfielders Milner - C. Hard working but flat. Not really getting it done. Coutinho - B. Very up and down. Some big goals and moments Firmino -C. Only gets a c due to two games. Otherwise has struggled to adapt Henderson -C. A lot of injury time off. Has not reallyet hit any high spotvyet Lallana -C. Trying but largely ineffective. Lucas - B. Having looked gone in August he has revitalised himself. Solid Can - B. Perhaps the guy most enjoying Klopp. Needs to calm down shouting at refs and learn to pass it faster. Would be a b+ if he'd release the ball. Allen -d. One or two decent cameos but otherwise.... Brannagan. Good debut for the kid, not rating yet Ibe -c+. Needs to pass it faster and do more for me. Rossiter -c. Rated as he played a few before injury. Did OK. Inexperienced type game from him. Can get better Tiexteria -d. Left out of Europe so has done nothing so is likely done. Pity due to technical raw ability Chirivella no rating but great little start. Forwards Benteke - B. A solid b for a first season. Despite the biased abuse he's done just ok Sturridge - E. Really frustrating. Scored when he did play but never played. Origi - solid B. Good couple of games for a raw player and responded well to Klopp so far. Ings - C. Did OK before injury but missed a few chances which is kind of his bag. A worker but we will see.