Day one: LFC in Hong Kong

LFC in Hong Kong: Day one

Day one of Liverpool's pre-season trip to Hong Kong is under way and you can follow everything that happens right here in our live blog.

🤳🏼 in Hong Kong #lfctour

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Skipper: Let's go from strength to strength

We spoke to Jordan Henderson during a brief break between his duties on day one, and it was a positive conversation with the captain, who wants to build on a solid start to pre-season in the Premier League Asia Trophy - personally and collectively.

Click here to read and watch our chat.

Legends in the house

Ian Rush and Robbie Fowler joined the LFC Foundation team at a special event for the official Hong Kong supporters' club this evening.

They dropped by Grappas Cellar for a Q&A, a chat with fans and autographs and photos.

Night fever...

Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum and Ragnar Klavan attended a Carlsberg event earlier today and took part in a series of amusing challenges... and busted out some, erm, dance moves.

Judge for yourself below...

New third kit launched in Hong Kong

Check out some snaps of Coutinho, Firmino and co showing off that aforementioned new third strip for next season at a special event today...

Samba skills in new kit

Who wouldn't fancy a kickabout following the launch of a new kit?

Coutinho and Firmino certainly did earlier, conducting a game of joint keepy-uppy with a small-size ball. Well worth a watch...

Reds make visit to children's hospital

14 members of Liverpool's squad made a visit to the local Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital this afternoon to spend some time with the patients.

Stay tuned for a full report on their trip, but in the meantime check out some photos below.

Mo's travel vlog...

New signing Mohamed Salah kindly agreed to document his journey to Hong Kong by recording a special travel vlog for us - which registered users can watch below now.

Ward explains why competition is healthy

We caught up with Danny Ward on the flight to Hong Kong as the goalkeeper prepares to contend for the No.1 spot in the Liverpool team this season.

"Our aim every day is to push each other as far as we can because we want Liverpool to have the best goalkeeper that we can potentially give them," said the Wales international.

Click here to read the full interview.

New third kit revealed

Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Adam Lallana, Simon Mignolet and James Milner unveiled the team's new third kit and third training kit to media inside their hotel this afternoon.

Take a closer look at the New Balance strip below...

We also had a quick stop and chat with John Barnes, who outlined what he believes Liverpool's aims will be over the course of the next week here in Hong Kong. Watch what he had to say below...

We caught up with Gary McAllister earlier, who is one of the Reds legends joining us on the trip.

“Hong Kong is an amazing place," he told us. "Just on arrival, looking at the bay here, it’s pretty special. And as far as Liverpool fans go, the support is remarkable. Whenever we come to the Far East, it never ceases to amaze me how many Liverpool fans are here.”

We grabbed a quick chat with a few of our supporters at the hotel earlier - see what they had to say below...

Enjoy some snaps of the Reds arriving at the team hotel in Hong Kong a little earlier...

New 2017-18 third kit to be revealed...

Among the events scheduled for this afternoon is a special reveal of the team's brand new third kit for the upcoming season. A number of first-team players will show off the New Balance strip inside the hotel - and we'll be there, too.

Autographs on arrival

There were excited local fans waiting to greet the players when they reached the hotel this morning - and they were rewarded for their patience with the signatures of their heroes.

See more in the video below...

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Off to Hong Kong ... 🤙🏼🇭🇰 #preseason #lfctour #ynwa #lk1 @liverpoolfc

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Here was the scene as the Reds arrived a short while ago...

Touchdown in Hong Kong

The Liverpool squad has arrived in Hong Kong to begin their six-day stay for the Premier League Asia Trophy, following a 13-hour flight overnight.

Jürgen Klopp and his players have an afternoon of appearances at the hotel before their first training session at 10pm local time this evening.

Stay right here for updates from day one of the trip.