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Ederson looking to put one over on Liverpool pals

PREVIEW: We hear from Ederson ahead of the Liverpool clash...

PREVIEW: We hear from Ederson ahead of the Liverpool clash...

Ederson says all friendship will be put aside on Sunday when City take on Liverpool.

The Brazilian keeper and his City team-mates are close with their Brazilian Liverpool counterparts, but with so much at stake in this fixture, they will revert to just Liverpool players for the duration of the game.

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The Blues have Danilo, Fernandinho, Gabriel Jesus and Ederson, with the Reds having Roberto Firmino, Fabinho and Alisson Becker.

Off the pitch, the City No.1 revealed it’s a different matter.

“The Brazilian players at City and Liverpool have a good relationship and we meet-up whenever we can,” said Ederson.

“It’s a little bit difficult because of how the fixtures fall, but we have a very healthy relationship.

“I think it’s important we have friendship off the pitch.”

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City lost in the Premier League and the Champions League at Anfield last season, shipping seven goals in the process.

Ederson is predicting a closely-fought match on Sunday, with the champions looking to extend the lead at the top of the table.

“It will be a huge game between two great teams and we are looking forward to the challenge,” he said.

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