Comment and Analysis
Danny Ings' goal was cancelled out by Romelu Lukaku in Sunday's Merseyside derby but Rodgers maintains he does not feel under pressure
The Blues are reported to be big fans of young Porto star Ruben Neves, although the 18-year-old midfielder's buyout clause may prove to be a stumbling block.
Following disappointing performances in the inaugural edition of the ISL, both sides have made substantial investments and will look to start brightly this time around.
'It all started with Kevin Roldan' - Ronaldo's birthday party was the beginning of the end for Ancelotti's Madrid
Cristiano celebrated just hours after Atletico thrashed Real 4-0 in La Liga in February and Los Blancos never recovered as they missed out on the major titles at the season's end
The Santiago Bernabeu shot-stopper - who almost left for Manchester United this summer - is relishing the Blancos' testing visit to the Vicente Calderon