Philippe Coutinho Correia
There were no surprises in Maryland, where Richarlison led the way with two goals in his starting debut for Brazil.
Three midfielders shortlisted for last season's FIFPro World XI have been overlooked for 2018, including Mesut Ozil.
Lionel Messi sealed a 3-0 win for Barcelona against Deportivo Alaves in his first LaLiga match as the club's full-time captain.
Lionel Messi will be without Andres Iniesta for the first time in his Barcelona career, placing extra onus on Philippe Coutinho this season.
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool seem like the club most likely to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title after spending big.
Barcelona have handed Philippe Coutinho the famous number seven shirt ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.
Everton are reportedly close to signing Yerry Mina, but he is back in training with Barcelona, alongside Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez.
Life after Andres Iniesta may not be such a cause for trepidation at Barcelona given the impressive midfield Ernesto Valverde has available.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is glad none of his recent signings will have to operate with the pressure of being the 'new' Philippe Coutinho.
After sealing a €112m move to Juventus from Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo is now in the top 10 most expensive transfers twice.