Eric Bailly has told the Daily Mirror he could have been lining up for Manchester City in the derby had Jose Mourinho not stepped in at the last minute.
Bailly, 23, moved to Old Trafford from Villarreal in a £30 million deal in the summer to become Mourinho's first United signing -- but not before he had been chased by City and Barcelona.
The Ivory Coast international has enjoyed a fine debut season in England, establishing himself in the first team with 31 appearances already this term.
Liverpool have unveiled next season's home kit which celebrates the club's 125th anniversary.
The shirt was revealed on Thursday morning and features a commemorative crest to mark the anniversary.
Liverpool say the new kit takes inspiration from previous designs, such as the 1984 European Cup-winning strip, while returning to a deeper shade of red, which acknowledges Bill Shankly's era at the club.
The shirt also has an emblem remembering the 96 supporters that lost their lives at the Hillsborough...