16 Liverpool players have been picked to represent their country on international duty during the next week, with four stars facing crucial World Cup qualifying play-offs.

Luis Suarez faces an important week with Uruguay as La Celeste attempt to beat Jordan over two legs to book their World Cup berth. The matches take place on November 13 and 20.

Summer signing Mamadou Sakho will also be involved in a decisive World Cup play-off; his France team take on Ukraine in a two-legged tie.

Victor Moses is a step closer with Nigeria and could seal a spot in Brazil next year if his country can overcome Ethiopia in the second leg of their play-off.

Defender Kolo Toure could also help Ivory Coast reach the World Cup in their play-off second leg against Senegal; they lead 3-1 following the first encounter.

Denmark captain Daniel Agger has been called up for his country's friendly with Scandinavian neighbours Norway on Friday, November 15.

On the same evening, Martin Skrtel will travel with Slovakia for their encounter against Poland.

Four Reds were selected for England's latest matches - Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Glen Johnson and Daniel Sturridge will be aiming to feature against Chile and Germany.

Raheem Sterling, meanwhile, is likely to be involved when England U21s host Finland and San Marino in European U21 Championship qualifying.

Jordon Ibe is also away with England; the 17-year-old journeys to face Hungary on Thursday, November 14.

Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will be aiming to increase his number of caps when in-form Belgium host Colombia and Japan.

Joe Allen returns to the Wales squad following injury - Chris Coleman's team host Finland on Saturday, November 16.

Back in the Brazil set-up, Lucas Leiva will travel to North America with the 2014 World Cup hosts. They face Honduras and Chile.

Defender Tiago Ilori will be with Portugal U21s as they continue their European U21 Championship qualification campaign at Israel on Monday, November 18.