In Liverpool's final pre-season hit out against Italian club Torino, the club's first pre-season appearance at Anfield, Karius made his own personal return to Anfield, and was given the kind of reception the Liverpool crowd has become famous for over the years. It is the type of exercise that the leading Premier League clubs...
Liverpool made Alisson the most expensive goalkeeper in history when they signed him from Roma for £66million. Sadio Mane stayed on his feet to get a shot away but referee Michael Oliver called play back for a foul on the Senegalese winger by defender Bremner.
The Brazilian's miss did not haunt his Anfield bow for long as compatriot Firmino put the Reds ahead soon after.
Three minutes later, Wijnaldum rounded off a well-worked team move with a neat finish to double the hosts' lead.
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho not confident of new signings before deadline
The transfer window may officially shut at 5pm on Thursday but Blackpool and Fleetwood can still be active in the transfer market thanks to an EFL rule.
Liverpool have spent heavily this summer, however, splashing out almost £180 million on four new players, and Jürgen Klopp now seems to have built a group of players who are more than capable of winning major honours.
Though Liverpool face Torino in their final summer friendly at Anfield on Tuesday, the teenager is not expected to be ready for the start of the campaign after his extended break following England's run to the World Cup semi-finals.
"Now we have to make the last step, we have to bring ourselves into the competition, in a championship mood, really being 100 percent focused in all the situations", he told reporters.
Liverpool would score on two occasions moments later.
That combines with the £75m purchase of Virgil van Dijk in January as Liverpool look for their first ever Premier League title.