Borussia Mönchegladbach supporters have paid for cardboard cut-out portraits to be placed in the  Borussia Park football stadium as the Bundesliga returns behind closed doors. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images

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Paul Scholes and Roy Keane, who were suspended for the final, lift the European Cup. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Allsport

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Bayern Munich’s Mats Hummels during training at Anfield ahead of the Champions League Round of 16 clash with Liverpool. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

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