By Alex Stevens
Georginio Wijnaldum played almost a full 90 minutes for the Netherlands in their international friendly against Belgium on Wednesday night and Liverpool fans were relieved he got through the game unscathed.
Wijnaldum missed the 0-0 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League in October after limping out of a World Cup qualifier against France.
He has only appeared from the bench in the three subsequent Premier League games for Liverpool but scored a goal in the 6-1 demolition of Watford on Sunday.
Liverpool fans praised his performance on Wednesday but were more pleased to see him taken off in the 88th minute unhurt.
Here is a selection of their tweets:
Liverpool have enjoyed an excellent start to the season under Jurgen Klopp and are currently one point clear at the top of the Premier League.
They weren’t given much of a chance at the start of the season by bookies, who rated them as an 18/1 shot to win their first Premier league title, but are currently second favourites at 5/2.
Liverpool’s next Premier League game is away at Southampton on November 19.
In other Liverpool news, West Brom are lining up a bid for unwanted striker Mamadou Sakho.