Young Reds defender Yasser Larouci displays during Liverpool’s pre-season has had some call for him to be called up to Algeria’s squad to face Benin.

This has left their manager Djamel Belmadi to explain just why he has not been included for their upcoming match.

We will not call up a player who has not played a single minute of football this season. He has played two friendlies. I do not get the fuss.”

In other news Larouci was included in another squad this week being named in Liverpool’s squad for their upcoming Champions League campaign and with the Carabao Cup tie with MK Dons coming up the Algerian will be hoping for a chance in the first team.