BENITEZ WANTS TO SIGN BARCA DEFENDER THIS SUMMER

July 17th, 2021

Everton manager Rafa Benitez has reportedly set his sights on Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet and wants to sign him this summer, according to reports from multiple sources. The former Liverpool manager was announced as the new manager of Everton some days ago following the departure of Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid some days before. Benitez’s appointment as Everton boss had a lot of tongues wagging, with fans of the Toffees voicing their displeasure at the club’s decision to appoint someone who has once managed their Merseyside rivals, Liverpool.

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However, some of the club’s players, including the management, have all responded to the fans’ concerns, insisting that Benitez has come with the purest of intentions and is eager and willing to work for the success of Everton Football Club. The Spanish manager has, of course, started his duty as the club’s manager and has also started looking out for players that he can sign this summer in a bid to turn the club into a better side next season.
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LIVERPOOL CONFIDENT ARNOLD WILL BE FIT FOR PRE-SEASON

June 15th, 2021

English Premier League giants Liverpool were made two swear earlier this week over the fitness of their defender Trent Alexander-Arnold after the England international right-back suffered a worrying injury while away on international duty with his country. Before being called up to link up with the England national team, Arnold’s performances for Liverpool came under question as England head coach Gareth Southgate questioned whether he would be a good addition to the squad if eventually selected.

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The defender eventually proved that he was capable of representing his country and earned himself a deserved call-up by the boss. Following his inclusion in the initial 26-man squad, he was able to make the final cut and was confirmed to be joining the squad that will be representing England at the Euros.
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DO MANE AND SALAH NEED TO BE BENCHED?

May 5th, 2021

Even though Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may not fancy the idea, he has been urged in recent weeks to bench his two star players Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Both attackers have not performed excellently in recent games and have wasted chances that have cost them games in recent weeks, including in their most recent game against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.

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Following their mediocre performance for the Reds in the first leg of the tie at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium, Jurgen Klopp’s men fell to a 3-1 defeat in Spain before preparing for the return leg which they also failed to perform well in. Their recent run of poor form has raised questions about their current state of mind, with a lot of people claiming that they should be benched so they can understand that they are not entirely undroppable.
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CARRAGHER PREDICTS THRILLING TITLE RACE

February 7th, 2021

Jamie Carragher has disclosed his preference for a thrilling title race in the Premier League this season. The Liverpool legend talked about the Premier League title race in a chat with GOAL as he said that he wants to see a thrilling title race rather than the one-sided title race witnessed in the last campaign. Ex-Liverpool centre back Carragher was delighted last season when his beloved club ended the long wait for a league title. Liverpool had gone three decades without a league title before they won the Premier League trophy at a canter last term. At the end of last season, Liverpool had eighteen more points than nearest challenger Manchester City. However, Jamie Carragher wants a competitive title race for this season.


The Premier League is at the halfway stage this season and several teams have shown serious title form. The likes of Manchester United, Leicester City, Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have shown that they could challenge for the league title this season. As a matter of fact, nine teams have topped the Premier League this season. Other teams like Arsenal, Everton, Southampton and Chelsea have also spent some time at the Premier League summit in addition to the aforementioned five teams. Read the rest of this entry »

INJURY RETURN DATE SET FOR DEDENDER

December 12th, 2020

The date for the return of Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold from injury has been set according to the latest reports from the stables of the Liverpool Echo. Barring any injury setback, Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to return to the Liverpool squad ahead of the Champions League trip to play Danish topflight team FC Midtjylland in a matchday six clash on December 9.


Trent Alexander-Arnold has not played for either club or country since he sustained a calf injury during the league trip to Manchester City shortly before the international break earlier this month. He was subbed off for veteran player James Milner in the second half of the game as a result of the calf problem. The England international was then ruled out for at least a month due to the aforementioned calf injury.
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Keita, the Toast of Liverpool Fans

October 9th, 2020

 

Naby Keita is the latest player in the red shirt to impress Liverpool fans. Following the club’s 3-1 comeback win earlier this week the Guinea international has become the toast of the defending champion’s followers on social media. 25-year-old Keita started for the Reds and played for 79 minutes before being replaced. During his stay on the field, he looked nippy and impressive. He had 2 shots at the goal and made an equal number of crosses.


Keita has appeared in the starting line-up of all the 3 matches for Liverpool this season. ‘Brilliant’ was the common thread on social media while describing him. Some fans even compared him with the legendary Drogba. 25-year-old Naby Keita joined Liverpool in 2018 from FC Leipzig and in his short career with the Reds; he is already a winner of the prestigious Premiership title. Last season he made 18 appearances for Klopp’s army scoring 2 goals. He also assisted thrice in the club’s engagements in the EPL.
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EPL CLUBS BATTLE FOR WERDER BREMEN STRIKER

April 23rd, 2020

Werder Bremen’s Milot Rashica is attracting interest from the English Premier League. West Ham and Wolverhampton Wanderers are among the clubs who want to sign the 23-year-old at the end of the season.


The Kosovo international has spent over two years in Germany. He made a €7m move from Vitesse Arnhem to Werder Bremen in 2018. He is one of the most highly rated attacking players in the Bundesliga, thanks to his tally of 23 goals and 11 assists in just 64 games for his club. His form has attracted interest from clubs in the EPL.
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HENRY BLAMES KLOPP FOR LIVERPOOL PROBLEMS

February 12th, 2020

Thierry Henry on the eve of resuming his new job as head coach at Montreal Impact says Liverpool’s struggles before they started getting it right recently is prove that coaches need more time to build a side as opposed to the modern way of sacking them after one bad result or poor half time derby performance.


The former Arsenal legend also said Klopp to be blamed for Liverpool injuries.

Klopp and team has experienced a lot of progress from last season, he risked using too much intensity. The high pressing kind of game the former Mainz manager uses is mostly responsible for the hamstring injuries picked up by his troops.
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Might Take on Key Role for Liverpool

November 19th, 2019

Jurgen Klopp made a statement that the problem with his life is he has spoken too much ill in the past and nobody forgets it. Ahead of the first European away match with Liverpool, four years ago, has not stemmed the appetite for jumping on every word that comes out from the mouth of the German.


During that time he was replying to a question regarding his infamous quote, ‘heavy metal football’ and four years down the line does not apply to his team. Currently, Liverpool picks up the words of John McGinn of Aston Villa, more like a relentless tune which usually hits the same notes again and again just as mental torture. There is no getting away from it.
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LIVERPOOL COULD LOSE LOVREN

September 20th, 2019

Premier League side Liverpool could lose defender DejanLovrenas AC Milan and AS Roma are keen on signing him, as per reports. The Reds are hoping to get up to €20 million for the Croatian who has fallen in the pecking order of central defenders at Anfield.

Reports in Italy claim Roma are looking to remit a €3 million prepayment to Liverpool and then balance €12 million in 2020 to seal the deal. The Reds would likely accept the structuring but could seek up to €17 million, as per reports in the Serie A.
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