Liverpool’s victory over Manchester City at the weekend had its controversial moments, mainly to with VAR. There were a few aggressive moments but nothing especially serious.

Pep Guardiola losing it on the sidelines, even more than Jurgen Klopp had a little before him, and then after the match was another talking point, yet it was put to bed relatively quickly.

So into the international break clubs go, with the most exciting news usually being from players telling their home country’s media they’re not entirely happy and that a move could happen.

That was all pushed aside when the FA announced Raheem Sterling has been dropped this week by England because of an altercation with Joe Gomez. It was all ‘afters’ from the Liverpool and Manchester City match, and has understandably caught the attention of media around the world.

This has all led to the Swedish media asking Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof what he thinks about it all.

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Fotbollskanalen quote Lindelof as saying: “There can be some hot feelings. There are important matches being played in the league. But when you come to the national team you have to try to let go of those feelings and think of the national team. It is perfectly understandable that there can be a lot of emotions, but of course it is not optimal if you should go in and start quarrelling.”

He was then asked if the different dynamics for the England team, given many players are Premier League rivals, with Liverpool and Manchester City fighting for the title, plays a factor: “I think it has little to do with it, that is so. I don’t know the whole situation so I can’t stand here and say who was right or who was wrong.”