Once the relief and celebrations after qualifying for next season’s Champions League have passed, Liverpool will be left with a strange feeling this week.
England’s most successful side in Europe, in recent years the Reds have been competing in Champions League finals or fighting for Premier League titles as they finish their season on centre-stage.
But now their campaign is over, this time they will be sidelined as three of their rivals battle for European glory instead.
Manchester United take on Villarreal in the Europa League final on Wednesday before Man City and Chelsea lock horns in the Champions League final on Saturday.
In normal circumstances, Liverpool would begrudgingly watch on with envy. But this year, both games could have a direct impact on the Reds’ fortunes next season.