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Klopp Still Expecting £52.75m Signing To Come Good At Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has backed Naby Keita to come through his difficult start at Anfield. The Guinean has had injury problems this campaign but has also struggled to hold down a first-team place even when fit. When asked about Keita in his pre-match press conference yesterday, Klopp said he believes the £52.75m summer signing …

£20m Flop Finally Departs Liverpool After Four And A Half Years

Liverpool have offloaded Lazar Markovic to Fulham on a free transfer, the club have confirmed. The Serbian was originally signed from Benfica for £20m in the summer of 2014, but the winger failed to live up to expectations. During his four and a half years at Anfield, Markovic made just 34 appearances, scoring three goals …

‘Stonewaller’ ‘VAR Would Have Given It’ – Liverpool Fans On Social Media Critical Of Penalty Decision Against Leicester

Liverpool laboured to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City last night. The Reds may have extended their lead at the top of the table to five points but many felt it was two points dropped. One incident that left many supporters frustrated, though, was referee Martin Atkinson’s decision not to give the Merseysiders a penalty in …

Klopp Reveals Why He Can’t Enjoy Liverpool’s Title Challenge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the sheer intensity that comes with masterminding a Premier League title challenge means he’s unable to enjoy the experience. The German did also comment that he wouldn’t want it to be any other way: “It’s not the biggest stress in the world, but it’s so intense and so important and …

‘Few Lemsips He Will Be Sound’ ‘Oh No’ – Fans Sweating Over Fitness Of Key Liverpool Star Ahead Of Leicester Clash

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is a major doubt for the Reds’ game against Leicester City tomorrow night. The Dutchman has been absent since picking up an illness in Dubai and took no part in training at Melwood yesterday evening. Fans on Twitter are keeping their fingers crossed that van Dijk will be ready to …

Liverpool Handed Boost In Pursuit Of French Midfield Talent As He Rejects Premier League Rival

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has turned down a chance to join Tottenham, according to reports in the French media. His club are looking to offload him this month with his contract expiring at the end of the season but the 23-year-old is said to be holding out for a move elsewhere. It is believed …

‘We Need Him Fit!’ ‘Don’t Rush Him’ – Fans Disappointed As Klopp Reveals Liverpool Defender’s Injury Setback

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Joe Gomez is still a couple of weeks away from returning to training. The centre-back fractured his leg during the 3-1 win against Burnley last month and was expected to be back in action in early February. However, Klopp confirmed that Gomez suffered a setback in his recovery …

Cellino Confirms Liverpool Have Made Enquiry For Teenage Sensation

Brescia owner Massimo Cellino has confirmed Liverpool have enquired about midfielder Sandro Tonali. The 18-year-old has already been named in Italy’s senior squad despite plying his trade in Serie B, with many clubs reportedly keen on his services. When asked about interest in Tonali, Cellino revealed that he had been in talks with both Roma …

Latest Liverpool Injury Report For The Week

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be very glad of the 11-day break between league matches considering the club are currently without six first-team players. The Reds boss may have some good news on the injury front, however, with Fabinho having returned to light training during the Merseyside club’s mid-season training camp in Dubai. It is now …

Liverpool Make Late Bid To Hijack German Giant’s Move For £35m Rated Chelsea Starlet

Liverpool have emerged as rivals to Bayern Munich for Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to reports in Germany. The Bundesliga club are believed to have offered £35m for the 18-year-old but the Reds are said to be involved in negotiations too. Representatives from Liverpool reportedly met with Hudson-Odoi’s agent and brother Bradley earlier this month to …

‘Like A New Signing’ ‘Much Needed Boost’ – Fans On Twitter Delighted To See Liverpool Star Back On The Training Pitch

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has stepped up his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury during the Reds’ midseason training camp in Dubai. The 25-year-old was filmed doing some light work with the ball as he makes his way back to full fitness: Oxlade-Chamberlain is in Dubai with the rest of the #LFC team! He’s a …

Crooks Describes Liverpool Star As Both “Wonderful” And “Grotesque” After Palace Display

BBC pundit Garth Crooks named Liverpool forward Mo Salah in his team of the week for his brace against Crystal Palace on Saturday. However, the Egyptian international was criticised for a ‘dive’ in the first-half and Crooks says he was torn about his performance at the weekend: “Mo Salah is breaking my heart. Why would such …

REPORT: Benfica Turn Down £62m Bid From Liverpool For 19 Year Old

Benfica have rejected a €70million (£62m) bid from Liverpool for attacking midfielder Joao Felix, according to reports in Portugal. It is not known when the Reds made the offer, but it is said the Portuguese club’s chairman Luis Felipe Vieira was unwilling to consider the Merseyside club’s proposal. Felix is not only interesting Liverpool with …

‘Sad To See Him Go’ ‘Thought He Already Left’ – Liverpool Fans React To Reports That 29 Year Old Will Leave This Summer

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge will not be offered a new contract, according to reports in the UK. The 29-year-old’s current deal expires in the summer, and he is now expected to leave the club at the end of the season. Fans had mixed reactions to the news with many appreciating Sturridge’s contributions to the team: …

Merson Picks Out Two Crystal Palace Players That ‘Have The Tools To Hurt’ Liverpool

TV pundit Paul Merson believes that Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend could cause Liverpool problems when the Reds face Crystal Palace tomorrow. The former Arsenal midfielder thinks the pair’s speed and finishing ability could hurt the Merseysiders: “It could be a problem for Liverpool. Palace have the tools to hurt them. They’ve got major pace …

Liverpool V Crystal Palace Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Liverpool will head into Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace without Trent Alexander-Arnold. The 20-year-old is expected to be sidelined for a month due to minor ligament damage he sustained during the warm-up at Brighton last weekend. The fullback still went out to play the full 90 minutes against the Seagulls, but after having a scan, it …

‘Love The Team Spirit’ ‘Very Nice’ – Fans React As Liverpool Stars Go Through Lightning Quick Rondo Training Drills

Liverpool’s Twitter account shared a short one minute clip of the players taking part in Rondo training drills. The lightning-quick passing shows off the incredible technique of the players. You can also see the great team spirit when a session ends after Xherdan Shaqiri’s ball is intercepted: Rondos…and one or two nutmegs 😅👀 Inside Training > > …

Liverpool Tracking 20-Goal Israeli Striker With £22m Release Clause

Liverpool are keen on signing on Red Bull Salzburg striker Moanes Dabour, according to reports in Italy. The Reds could trigger the Israeli international’s €25m (£22m) release clause as they look to strengthen their striking options. The odds on a move happening this month, though, are not high, with manager Jurgen Klopp having already stated …