Liverpool footballers have been training hard all week at Harvard University, in the middle of a summer heatwave. Here are a selection of photographs from Liverpool’s Harvard University training sessions courtesy of photographer Mark Fairchild.

(Above, Jamie Carragher sits down for an interview with journalists, including EPL Talk blogger Alex Fairchild).

Joe Cole (above) prepares for an interview with Liverpool TV.

With the sun shining in his eyes, Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing (above) speaks with the media at Harvard.

Liverpool’s talented footballer Dani Pacheco (above) hopes for more playing time this season.

Liverpool’s Danny Wilson (above) speaks with EPL Talk blogger Alex Fairchild.

Close-up of Liverpool footballer Danny Wilson (above).

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher (above) takes a break from training to answer questions from the media.

Liverpool winger Joe Cole (above) prepares for a TV interview.