Most of the senior team players who were not involved in an internationals after the season ended, reported back to Melwood this morning already preparing for next season. The likes of Carragher, Finnan and Hyypia were amongst the players to return today. Other players such as Gerrard who played for their countries but not in Euro 2008 have been given an extra week off. The Spanish hero’s have been given three weeks off. They need it after a hard fought tournament.