Man United v Liverpool: One big game, five big questions – Football Article

Rarely have the stakes been higher in a North-West Derby. Victory for Liverpool would put them top of the Premier League and, having beaten their rivals in their final tricky away tie of the season, would make them clear favourites to lift the title. But a win for Manchester United would deal a huge body blow to a club carrying scars of previous disappointments, handing Manchester City crucial momentum for the final stretch. It would also surely mean Ole Gunnar…

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Nicolas Pepe’s coach provides update on star – Football Article

Nicolas Pepe Calciomercato claims Liverpool are one of several clubs interested in Lille winger Nicolas Pepe. The 23-year-old Ivorian has been in excellent form for Les Dogues with 16 goals and eights assists from 25 Ligue 1 games. Pepe’s exploits have helped Lille climb up to second in the league standings, and they seem set to participate in the Champions League next season. The report adds that Manchester City, Arsenal, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are also keeping tabs on the…

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Liverpool to sign Bruno Fernandes? – Football Article

Liverpool have reportedly outlined their intentions to move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes in this summer’s transfer window, according to Correio de Manha. The 24-year-old has impressed for the Portuguese giants this season, scoring 21 goals and registering 11 assists in 38 appearances in all competitions. The Portugal international was widely expected to leave Lisbon last summer, but the departure of William Carvalho, Gelson Martins and Rui Patricio meant that the Primeira Liga champions could keep hold of the…

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‘We will have a lot of fun’ – Klopp reveals excitement over rarely seen Liverpool ace – Football Article

Jurgen Klopp has suggested that he expects big thing from Rhian Brewster as the young striker continues to make his comeback from injury. The 19-year-old has been out since last January with an ankle complaint, but his nearing a return to action, and featured during Liverpool’s warm weather training break in Marbella this week. Speaking to the club’s official website, Klopp gave an optimistic appraisal of the player’s future. He said: “If you see him running, it’s good. Everything looks like it looked…

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Virgil van Dijk says he is a big fan of Jurgen Klopp’s reprimands – Football Article

Netherlands international and Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk has been a hit at Anfield since arriving from Southampton over a year ago as the most expensive defender on the planet. The 28-year-old has helped improved what was a weak defence prior to his arrival, and he is regarded by many as the best in his position in the English top-flight. Van Dijk has helped the Reds to 14 clean sheets, 20 victories and five draws in 26 league appearances in…

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Liverpool sign talented striker to long-term deal – Football Article

Paul Glatzel has signed his first professional contract with Liverpool amid an outstanding individual campaign for the club. The striker has been instrumental for Barry Lewtas’ U18s this season, captaining the young Reds to joint-top in the youth Premier League alongside Merseyside rivals Everton. Such has been his sparkling form that he has also been called up to the U23s on multiple occasions, notching his first goal for Neil Critchley’s side in the recent 1-0 win over West Ham. His…

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Bayern Munich still have the players and experience to hurt Liverpool – Football Article

As Manchester United discovered last Tuesday night, in the Champions League, the best sides expose frailties. Tonight, fans of Bayern Munich might fear being similarly schooled as their side, who’ve been experiencing a subpar season by their lofty standards, travel to Anfield. Embed from Getty Images Bayern return to European action in the unusual position of not being comfortably top of the Bundesliga as they turn for home. Doubtless their players will still back themselves to progress in a tournament…

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The Current State Of The Top Six In The Premier League (Part 2) – Football Article

As promised and continuing our last article we now conclude our look at the current state of the top six with the remaining three clubs. Manchester United Now in fourth place having just beaten Fulham by three goals to nil United are the form team of the top six at present. With a much changed team from the one expected to be facing PSG on Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjær proved, yet again, that he has the tactical nous and the depth…

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How will Jurgen Klopp Line-up in a 4-3-3 formation – Football Weeks – Football Article

The Reds tackle Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League round-16 tie at Anfield later tonight and Jurgen Klopp knows the intensity of the challenge ahead. Having faced the Bundesliga giants during his days as Borussia Dortmund boss, Klopp knows what to expect from the Bavarians and he must perfect his tactics ahead of the must-win game. Klopp deployed a 4-3-3 formation in most of the games played so far this season, hence, today’s clash won’t be…

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Manchester City Injury Report Ahead Of The Schalke Game – Football Article

Manchester City have shared some excellent injury news ahead of tomorrow’s game against Schalke in the Champions League. Captain Vincent Kompany, fullback Benjamin Mendy and centre-half Eliaquim Mangala all returned to full training yesterday. Kompany has been sidelined with a muscular injury since the 2-1 win over Liverpool in early January, while Mendy has had to deal with swelling on his knee since making his return from surgery against Burton Albion. City manager Pep Guardiola does have a couple of…

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Roberto Firmino doubt for Liverpool clash with Bayern Munich due to virus Liverpool – Football Article

Roberto Firmino is a doubt for Liverpool’s Champions League tie against Bayern Munich after missing training on Monday with a virus. Firmino is the fourth Liverpool player to fall ill since the start of the month, following a warm-weather trip to Dubai in January. Liverpool have since taken advantage of their exit from the FA Cup to travel to Marbella, but it has seen Firmino fall ill on their return. Dejan Lovren also missed training and will have a last-minute…

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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 30 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast has reached the big 3-0. No birthday cake or anything though as instead we take a look at what has happened in the Premier League over the past seven days. And just last week it seems as if the title race is becoming red hot with City marching back to the top of the table in scintillating fashion and that’s not the only thing up for discussion this week: Calamity Chelsea Lively Liverpool Backwards Brighton Sloppy…

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Mariner believes Firmino would fit Barcelona – Football Article

Joao Felix Liverpool have been linked with a move for Benfica’s starlet Joao Felix, according to the Mirror. However, there is a lot of interest in the 19-year-old, who has a release clause of £105million (h/t Mirror). The report adds that Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are “locked” in a battle for Felix, who has been dubbed as the next Cristiano Ronaldo. Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Arsenal and Chelsea are also admirers of Europe’s rising talent, according to…

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You’d vote for him on Strictly – Sutton drools over one Liverpool favourite – Football Article

Chris Sutton has reaffirmed his admiration for Liverpool defender Robbie Savage claiming that his teammate would even vote for the Dutchman on Strictly Come Dancing. During a discussion on potential player of the year winners on BT Sport Score, the former Norwich City and Celtic striker was quick to voice his appreciation of the Reds’ defender, much to the amusement of his colleague Savage. The ex-Canaries man said: “Who’s had the biggest impact? Van Dijk on that [Liverpool] team.” Savage responded “You’d vote for van…

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Potential big players in the Premier League title race – Football Article

Very little separates Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the table with a third of the Premier League season remaining. Neither side has had things their own way in recent weeks and there could be a few more stumbling blocks over the next three months. Embed from Getty Images Here is a look at some of the potential hazards for both teams. Tottenham Hotpsur While Tottenham still harbour title ambitions of their own, it’s hard to see them…

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United Will Probably Exit The Champion’s League But The Rest Of The English Clubs Should Be Alright – Football Article

So the bubble has finally burst! Poor little Ole Gunnar Solskjær has lost a game of football for the first time since joining the club as caretaker manager. In fairness, he managed to do it in some style choosing, as he did, a Champion’s League night at Old Trafford against PSG who won quite comfortably by two goals to nil. The mitigating circumstances would be that he lost Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial to injury and had to play entire…

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Juventus linked with player-plus-cash bid for Mo Salah – Football Article

Juventus have been tipped to launch a move for Mohamed Salah in an effort to bolster their attacking ranks this summer. The Egyptian has become no stranger to speculation linking him to Europe’s top clubs on the back of his remarkable 44-goal debut campaign with Liverpool in 2017/2018. Fears of him leaving in the foreseeable future were partially quashed in July 2018 when the forward signed a new five-year deal at Anfield. In doing so, he made no secret of…

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Liverpool edge deserved victory against dysfunctional PSG • Outside of the Boot – Football Article

Siyang Xu writes a detailed tactical analysis about the UEFA Champions League match that ended Liverpool 3-2 PSG. Liverpool faced PSG in arguably the biggest match up of the opening round of Champions League fixtures. Last year’s beaten finalists did an impressive job of controlling the match, with particular focus on protecting against counter attacks from the dangerous trio of Mbappe, Cavani and Neymar, whilst still managing to create overloads in wide areas to create threatening attacking situations. The Parisians,…

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Reds didn’t sign Ramsey because of wages – Football Article

Liverpool players Liverpool opinion: Jurgen Klopp has to get things right during this training camp Liverpool whisked away to Marbella for four days after their 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday. The Reds proved they can play the same level of attacking football like they did last season and could have scored more than the three against the Cherries on Saturday. Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino looked great while our defence, without Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold, were water-tight. The…

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Juventus plot £175m move for Mohamed Salah – Football Article

Juventus are ready to pounce for the Egypt international by making a £175m bid in the summer transfer window. Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah has been an absolute revelation since joining the Merseyside giants from AS Roma in 2017, scoring 64 times in 86 appearances for the club. Salah, 26, has a vast of experience in Italian football with both Fiorentina and Roma, enjoying an impressive spell with the latter before making the move to Premier League. According to Sky News…

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Commanding Marbella trip from rarely-seen Liverpool player could give Klopp headache: view – Football Article

OPINION Liverpool have jetted off to a warm weather training camp in Marbella this week, and the trip provides the perfect opportunity for young hitman Rhian Brewster to finally stake his claim with the first team. The 18-year-old has been out for over a year with an ankle injury but is nearing a return to action, and could force his way into Jurgen Klopp’s plans with an impressive display during the Reds’ midseason break. There’s no denying Brewster’s ability, but his youth and his dreadful…

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City Trail Serie A Giants In Battle To Land £57m Rated Dutchman Following New Development – Football Article

Juventus have emerged as favourites for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports in Italy. Manchester City, Liverpool and Barcelona are also in the race for the 19-year-old but the involvement of agent Mino Raiola could tip things in Juve’s favour. The Italian-born Dutchman has a good relationship with the Italian champions while he is not on the best of terms with Barca. City are also said to be considering taking a step back because of Raiola’s involvement in…

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The Current State Of The Top Six In The Premier League (Part 2) – Football Article

As promised and continuing our last article we now conclude our look at the current state of the top six with the remaining three clubs. Manchester United Now in fourth place having just beaten Fulham by three goals to nil United are the form team of the top six at present. With a much changed team from the one expected to be facing PSG on Tuesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjær proved, yet again, that he has the tactical nous and the depth…

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Leeds United youngster Jack Clarke on Liverpool radar – Football Article

Liverpool have reportedly identified Leeds United youngster Jack Clarke as a potential signing this summer. The 18-year-old has scored two goals and made two assists in 16 Championship appearances for Leeds during the current campaign. A number of heavyweight clubs are believed to be closely monitoring Clarke’s situation and according to The Mirror, the Merseyside giants Liverpool will attempt to sign the teenage winger in this summer’s transfer window. The report has claimed that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has sent…

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(Video) Alternate angle shows Naby Keita pass in all its glory – Football Article

An alternative view has captured the true genius behind Naby Keita’s pass during the build up to Mohamed Salah’s goal against Bournemouth on Saturday. The Guinean not only spotted the run in-behind from Roberto Firmino, but was able to execute a perfectly-weighted through ball into the path of the forward. This meant bypassing both Steve Cook and Nathan Ake by curling his pass without the outside of his boot, similar to the manner in which Steven Gerrard did for Daniel…

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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 29 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast returns for its 29th full length of the episode of the season and as the numbers get bigger, the drama in the title race begins to heat up. The past few days have been no different as Liverpool’s gap at the top has been eroded by Manchester City and Pep’s men have the target locked and in their sights. The title race is one of many topics we touch on this week, a big thanks to…

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“It’s four to six weeks”: Jurgen Klopp confirms time frame for key Liverpool star’s return to action – Football Article

Jurgen Klopp has shared a time-frame for Joe Gomez’s return after the 21-year-old defender went under the knife to deal with a lower leg fracture. The Englishman was expected to return this month after picking up the problem against Burnley, however, the recovery did not go as expected and the decision to undergo surgery was […] The post “It’s four to six weeks”: Jurgen Klopp confirms time frame for key Liverpool star’s return to action appeared first on The Kop…

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Shock axe for £180k-wk ace, duo set to return: This Liverpool XI would crush Bournemouth- View – Football Article

OPINION Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would be wise to swing a shock axe on struggling striker Roberto Firmino for the Reds’ clash with Bournemouth on Saturday after his disasterclass against West Ham United. The Brazilian, on a reported £180,000-per-week [Source: Spotrac], was absolutely woeful against the Hammers on Monday, and Klopp needs to send him a message by surprisingly taking him out the side. Xherdan Shaqiri should come in for the former Hoffenheim man. Naby Keita must also drop to the…

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More On The Current State Of The Big Six In The Premier League Title Race – Football Article

Is the race for the Premier League title just between two horses? Are Tottenham good enough or consistent enough to be considered contenders? What about Chelsea, United and the other London failures Arsenal? Here we take a look at the current top three with more to follow another time.    Liverpool Having managed to achieve the lofty status, (somehow), of league leaders, Klopp’s merry men need to guard against complacency. Why, you may wonder, would they get complacent at this…

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Real Football Cast – Season 1 Episode 28 – Football Article

The Real Football Cast offers up a bonus episode this week as there was a full midweek programme of Premier League action and it is that madness that we cover on the show this evening. Joining me is resident Fulham fan Matthew who admittedly is lot more happier after witnessing his side pick up a very important 4-2 win over Brighton on Tuesday night, but that’s the only match we take a look as: Manchester City were beaten Liverpool were…

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