So with that in mind, how well do you think you remember Liverpool's fortunes in opening day games?
"We can be everything we want to be".
"I came here to win titles and, of course, I have that winning mentality".
"It is one of the best clubs in the world. I think they had a very successful season, a good season, last time, but we didn't win a trophy".
The buzz is good at West Ham too, compared to this time past year.
"We are the ones who have to do more, fight more, and that must be our attitude". "We have to consider whether it's a risk or not and if it's a risk, whether we take it or not". "We will see, we have no big issues but little things".
"We want to compete with the biggest teams like Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Barcelona". Trent, a bit longer in, which is good; [Henderson] in and full of power, but not too long in - three or four days - but it's Hendo so you always think about him.
"This is my fourth year in the Premier League now so I know how they play and how good they are", he continued.
"Obviously for the fans as well it's very important to get the first home match under your belt, so we're going to give everything we can to go out there and hopefully come back with three points".
Liverpool have been handed a boost with Fabinho able to return to training after being given the all-clear following a scan on a muscle problem on Thursday while he's also recovered from a minor bout of illness.
The Reds have been keeping a really high line in their warm-up matches and teams have been getting in behind on occasion so the Austrian could benefit.
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