Preseason is always a good opportunity for players to showcase their skills to their managers. At the end of the day, though, nothing matters until the beginning of the full Premier League season.
Many of Liverpool's players have a lot to prove to the coaching staff, and they have certainly impressed in preseason.
Now, they need to carry that over into September and October and the months beyond.
Here is our pick of the five Liverpool players with something to prove in 2011-12.