GARETH ROBERTS is in the chair again for this week’s Backpage on what is typically a quiet ‘international break’ news week.

Does everyone still want to know Alonso, Alonso, Alonso? Can the ageing midfield maestro still pull the string for Liverpool Football Club?

Gary Neville offers Ronaldo out, but is he right? Should players and manager ever go back?

Dele Alli, how did Liverpool miss out on the next Steven Gerrard?

Richard Scudamore taking a leaf out of the football executive’s book of talking absolute shite.

And MOTD getting people’s backs up with the order of play. AGAIN.