There Is Much More Behind Jurgen Klopp’s Refusal To Speak To The S*n Than We Initially Thought

Yesterday, we brought you the story that Jurgen Klopp had refused to answer a question posed by a journalist for The S*n newspaper after Liverpool's 4-0 win against Barcelona. It was assumed by many of the outlets who ran this story - this site included - that his refusal to answer a question from that paper was in reference to the paper's dreadful, degrading and erroneous coverage of the Hillsborough disaster ...

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Mainz captain: I lived through the emotion of Klopp’s era

FSV Mainz 05 captain Stefan Bell is anticipating an occasion to savour when he leads his team out against Liverpool – and Jürgen Klopp – this afternoon. The Reds boss will take on his former club at the Opel Arena in what’s sure to be a poignant encounter given his successful history with Die Nullfunfer as a player and manager. Bell, a lifelong Mainz supporter who was part of their youth set-up when Klopp ...

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Klopp: We Should Not Get Complacent!

Jurgen Klopp was delighted with Liverpool's 4-0 win against Barcelona at Wembley, but the German warned his players not to get too carried away with the result. Liverpool won their International Champions Cup clash against the La Liga champions thanks to strikes from Sadio Mane - his first since joining the club from Southampton for £36m earlier this summer - a Javier Mascherano own goal, Divock Origi and Marko Grujic. However, Klopp ...

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Boss provides Milner injury update – Liverpool FC

Jürgen Klopp admitted James Milner’s injury ‘doesn’t look too good’ after the Liverpool vice-captain was forced off against Barcelona. Milner was replaced by Alberto Moreno shortly before half-time of the Reds’ resounding 4-0 win over the Spanish champions at Wembley Stadium on Saturday evening. The 30-year-old walked straight down the tunnel after being substituted, and Klopp is anxiously awaiting news on his fitness with Liverpool’s opening Premier League fixture at Arsenal just ...

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Bad news for Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge a week before Arsenal opener

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has a hip injury. Will he miss the Reds' Premier League opener against Arsenal next week? Read tweets Poor Daniel Sturridge As Liverpool looked excellent against FC Barcelona on Saturday, there was bad news for Reds striker Daniel Sturridge. Several hours before kick off against the Catalans, it was revealed that England international striker Sturridge was out of the game with a hip injury, Not only that, but Sturridge was also ruled out ...

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Reactions! Liverpool vs Barcelona

https://twitter.com/TheAnfieldTruth/status/761997913618845696 https://twitter.com/Anything_LFC/status/761991293052616704 https://twitter.com/GlennPrice94/status/761997517831667712 https://twitter.com/MichiganLfc/status/761997906589081600 https://twitter.com/BBCSporf/status/761987097603502080 Jurgen didn't just refuse to speak to the s*n because of liverpool. Something else going on. pic.twitter.com/m3zfpiwPQR — George Kay (@GeoScouse) 6 August 2016 https://twitter.com/Kloppholic/status/761962560296017920 https://twitter.com/Kloppholic/status/761986770091343872 https://twitter.com/MikLFC/status/761995004969713664 [yt4wp-video video_id="PF3NJxUSLYc"]   [yt4wp-video video_id="CHIdfnFuXpg"]   [yt4wp-video video_id="2fTrWvGtFes"]   [yt4wp-video video_id="JMpDJ88o8rA"]

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Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0: LaLiga champions humbled at Wembley

Barcelona's hopes of claiming the International Champions Cup were shot to pieces by a rampant Liverpool side, inspired by Sadio Mane. Liverpool dealt Barcelona a crushing 4-0 defeat in the first International Champions Cup match played at Wembley. Jurgen Klopp's men were at their irresistible best against the floundering Liga champions, taking the lead through the brilliant Sadio Mane. In the second half, a Javier Mascherano own goal against his former club, a Divock Origi strike ...

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Five things we learned as Liverpool beat Barcelona 4-0

Liverpool shook up the pre-season world today as they demolished Barcelona 4-0 in the International Champions Cup. It was a game marked by two bursts of hardcore pressing […] It was a game marked by two bursts of hardcore pressing from Liverpool at the start of each half. In both periods, the Reds managed to score in both periods. Once in the first half and twice in the second. They even added a stunning ...

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Premier League stats: Which team has made the most tackles since 2006/07?

As N’Golo Kante proved last season with Leicester City, sometimes footballers can do the ugly things beautifully. The French international was a tackling machine as he reigned supreme for the Foxes in midfield. Thankfully, back in 2006/07, the Premier League started taking statistics a lot more seriously and now crunch a whole host of numbers. One of the bits of data they now collect, with some help from Opta, is the ...

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Improved bid for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Joao Mario

Liverpool’s pursuit of Joao Mario shows no sign of letting up as the club are ready to table an improved offer for the midfielder. The Reds are said to have had an opening bid of £33.5million rebuffed by Sporting Lisbon for the Euro 2016 winner earlier in the summer. According to A Bola, however, boss Jurgen Klopp remains keen on the 23-year-old Portugal international and will encourage the club to put more ...

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Liverpool suffer new goalkeeper injury blow ahead of new season

Goalkeeper Shamal George has announced he will be out for a month with an elbow injury. And it leaves Klopp with just Simon Mignolet and Alex Manninger as his fit senior keepers ahead of next week's Premier League opener against Arsenal. George wrote on Twitter: "Out injured for four weeks unfortunately; ligament damage in my elbow. "Hoping for a fast recovery and a good season." George, 18, impressed for Liverpool's academy last season and ...

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Harry Kewell hails Jurgen Klopp

JURGEN KLOPP can make Liverpool a force of world football once again this season, ex-winger Harry Kewell believes. Klopp took charge at Anfield in October following Brendan Rodgers' sacking and guided the Reds to two cup finals last term. Kewell, who won the Champions League with Liverpool in the famous final in Istanbul in 2005, believes the German boss will lead his former side to a new era of glory. "I'm excited, I ...

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Flanagan explains Liverpool exit

In other Liverpool news, Jon Flanagan has explained his reason to leave Anfield on loan this summer, and join Burnely instead The 23-year-old starlet has become Sean Dyche’s third signing of the transfer window after opting to join the Premier League club in the search for first-team football. The youngster has had a injury-plagued 18 months and, with Nathaniel Clyne the undisputed first choice right-back at Liverpool, he is now looking to play regularly. “I ...

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Mourinho says Wenger and Klopp are unethical!

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at Arsenal and Liverpool counterparts Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp for questioning if Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is worth the reported £100million fee. United are believed to be closing in on a world-record deal for the French midfielder, with Wenger calling it ‘completely crazy’ and Klopp saying he would never spend that much money on just one player. However, speaking ahead of Sunday’s Community ...

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Klopp suggests Liverpool’s business is not done

Football365 - Jurgen Klopp has discussed Liverpool's plans ahead of the window closing at the end of August. Jurgen Klopp has discussed Liverpool’s plans ahead of the transfer window closing at the end of this month. The Reds have signed six player for a combined fee of over £60m this summer, while the club have also sold, loaned out or released a number of players from a previously bloated squad. Manager Klopp has ...

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Confirmed? The end of Christian Benteke.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has suggested that Christian Benteke's future does not lie at Anfield for the coming season. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has suggested that Christian Benteke's future does not lie at Anfield for the coming season. Benteke, 25, admitted that he might be forced to find another club if Klopp does not want to use him as first-choice striker and the German manager's latest comments have hinted that the £32.5 ...

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Klopp: if somebody wants a player from us then he has to pay

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned clubs interested in his players they will need to pay a heavy price. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has warned sides wanting to snap up his players that they will have to pay top dollar as the Reds only have quality stars in their ranks. "Several players have been linked with moving on from Anfield before the transfer window closes, including striker Christian Benteke and midfielder Lucas ...

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Neil Mellor: Mane is already showing the work ethic needed

Sadio Mane has already shown exactly the work ethic and commitment that will be required in his role for Liverpool this season, according to Neil Mellor. The Senegal international has featured in all seven of the Reds’ preparation games so far this summer following his switch from Southampton. Mane has yet to find the net from his wide position but in analysing the 24-year-old’s displays in pre-season to date, Mellor picked out ...

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Liverpool Submit Formal Offer For Vermaelen

Liverpool have submitted a formal offer for an experienced international defender as Jurgen Klopp looks to bring in a new centre-back this summer. Liverpool have submitted a formal offer to Barcelona for out-of-favour Belgian international defender Thomas Vermaelen as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his defensive options, according to the Express. Klopp has already been extremely active in the summer transfer market bringing in seven new signings so far but the German coach ...

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Klopp: Liverpool can stop talent drain that saw Luis Suarez leave

Reds boss eager to hold on to top talent rather than see Anfield as merely a stepping stone Jurgen Klopp has vowed to make Liverpool the ultimate destination rather than simply a stepping stone for world class talent. Saturday’s showpiece friendly with Barcelona in front of a 90,000 sell-out crowd at Wembley will reunite the Reds with Luis Suarez for the first time since his £75million exit two years ago. The gifted Uruguayan ...

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Martin Odegaard ‘wants Liverpool loan move’

Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard is reportedly keen on a loan move to Liverpool despite reports linking him with a switch to the Bundesliga. Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard is reportedly keen on a loan move to Liverpool this summer. The 17-year-old is expected to be sent out on a temporary basis for the 2016-17 campaign, with Madrid managerZinedine Zidane not yet deeming him ready for the first team. The Daily Mail reports ...

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Luis Suarez Ready for “Dream” Liverpool Friendly

The game may not actually matter, but for a couple of hours on Saturday it’s going to be the only thing Liverpool fans care about. It’s been two summers since Liverpool sold Luis Suarez to Barcelona. Two summers since the club came as close as they ever have in the Premier League era to winning the most important trophy in English football—only to come up short then lose the star who ...

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The Heart & Mind of Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp visited England on a small budget during his youth, but now has the sizeable task of reinvigorating one of its most successful clubs There was a time when Jurgen Klopp, shaded from the searing California sun on the terrace of the palatial Four Seasons in East Palo Alto, was bowled over by the offer of bed and breakfast in England for £5. Long before his breakthrough in professional football, ...

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Everton line up audacious move for Benteke – Liverpool Echo

Blues ready to battle with Sunderland to land Reds striker Everton have lined up an audacious move to take Liverpool's Christian Benteke across Stanley Park declares the Mirror. The report says that the Blues have Benteke lined up if Chelsea meet their £75million valuation for fellow Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku. And in an added twist, Ronald Koeman would be going head-to-head in the battle to land the former Aston Villa front man ...

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Lucas will stay at Liverpool until defensive cover is available – Liverpool Echo

Centre-back injuries mean Brazilian willl stay at Anfield until end of the window Lucas Leiva’s Liverpool future is unlikely to be decided until the end of the transfer window. The long-serving Brazilian midfielder is wanted by Galatasaray but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp isn’t currently willing to sanction his sale. Klopp’s defensive options have been severely depleted by injuries to Mamadou Sakho, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. Lucas, who filled in at centre-back at times ...

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Klopp: I still chat to my Mainz players on WhatsApp!

The Mainz squad that won promotion to the Bundesliga in 2004 keep in touch with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp via WhatsApp. The Mainz squad that won promotion to the Bundesliga in 2004 keep in touch with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp via WhatsApp. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed he still reminisces about his early days as a coach by keeping in touch with Mainz's class of 2004 via WhatsApp. Klopp guided Mainz to ...

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Sheyi Ojo: I can match Dele Alli’s breakout season

Liverpool youngster sets sights on following in the footsteps of young Tottenham star. Without European football, minutes could end up hard to come by at Liverpool in a packed attacking midfield that stands as by far the club’s deepest position and where Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mané, and Adam Lallana all seem positioned to get the bulk of the minutes. Then there are the likes of Gini Wijnaldum, James Milner, and ...

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Real reason why Sakho was sent back…to keep Balo company!

French defender working hard in the gym after being sent home early from US tour Mamadou Sakho seems intent on getting back to Liverpool action as soon as possible after his misdemeanours on the club's US tour. The popular centre-back has posted a video of himself working hard at Melwood after being sent home early from the pre-season trip. #KeepWorking #LFC #YNWA pic.twitter.com/s6nYtCMUSv— Mamadou Sakho (@mamadousakho) 3 August 2016 The 26-year-old came back ...

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Champions League to go global? Group games could be played outside Europe as UEFA face pressure

Champions League group games could be played outside Europe as UEFA come under pressure from Spanish and Italian clubs.They want to see some games played away from the continent to cash in. They have seen the riches rolling into the Premier League and are determined to maximise overseas income in the next cycle of broadcasting rights. There were secret talks on the matter around the Champions League final, when Real Madrid and ...

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Can – I can be a Liverpool leader but I’m no Gerrard yet

Young German wants to add more goals in a season Reds must aim for titles Emre Can believes he can be Liverpool’s new midfield leader - but admits he is still “far off” the standards Steven Gerrard set in the role. The young German returned late to Liverpool’s pre-season after a Euro 2016 campaign that saw him start for Germany in their semi-final against France. The 22-year-old blossomed under Jurgen Klopp last year ...

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Christian Benteke open to loan exit from Liverpool to refresh his stuttering career

The Belgium striker, who cost Liverpool £32.5million 12 months ago, finds himself in a difficult position at the moment as he does not seem to figure in Jurgen Klopp’s plans for the new campaign. Christian Benteke is prepared to leave Liverpool on loan in order to kick-start his stalled career. The Belgium striker, who cost Liverpool £32.5million when he arrived from Aston Villa 12 months ago, finds himself in a difficult position ...

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Main Stand latest: Trees planted at Anfield

Preparations for the new season are continuing at Anfield as work to install the first trees inside the Main Stand’s new public realm is underway. Specially grown in Germany’s Black Forest, the large oak trees were flown to a local nursery to enable them to acclimatise to British weather conditions in preparation for their arrival at the stadium. The new grove also features acer trees, chosen because of their bright red leaves, ...

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Jonas Hector Or Mattia De Sciglio? Who Is The Better Option For Liverpool

Liverpool have been linked with more number of left backs than the number of signings that they have completed this summer. This shows how desperately Liverpool want to sign a left back before the next campaign starts. The likes of Jonas Hector, Mattia De Sciglio and Ben Chilwell have been heavily […] ...linked with Liverpool throughout the summer. Jonas Hector and De Sciglio are amongst the best in Europe and if ...

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Xabi Alonso: I am a Liverpool fan

At this stage of his decorated career, Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso has pretty much seen it all. Not much surprises the 34-year-old midfielder. He has won every honor there is to win, including a World Cup, two Euro titles, two Champions League crowns and domestic honors in Germany and his native Spain, and starred for iconic club teams in three counties, the third being England. If there's any blemish on Alonso's ...

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I can be the best… this is my year, says Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge has made it his mission to get people talking about him for the right reasons as he declared himself ready to become England's top striker. After two years that have been decimated by a series of injuries, the Liverpool forward says he has reaped the benefits of a demanding pre-season under Jurgen Klopp and feels his condition going into the new campaign has never been better. Liverpool have put together ...

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Klopp: Managers come to Premier League for the challenge

The German has been followed into the English top-flight by an influx of high-quality managers, and he believes that the challenge is too good for coaches to resist Jurgen Klopp believes the challenge of winning the Premier League is too alluring to resist for the world's best managers and coaches. Former Borussia Dortmund boss Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool, and a number of high-profile bosses have followed the German to England, ...

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Mignolet speaks about being thrust back into Liverpool limelight

Simon Mignolet admits he needs to remain calm and do his talking on the pitch after being thrust back into the role of Liverpool’s No. 1. Last season’s undisputed No. 1 was all set to start the season on the bench after the arrival of Loris Karius from Mainz, but the broken hand the German has suffered he means he will be sidelined for two months and Mignolet will start the season ...

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FOARum is now open!

Hello Kopites! Remember our old FOAR Disqus channel? How could you?! It was only less than two weeks ago!  :) It's been re-purposed now as our FOARum - where you can discuss about anything under the sun, post new discussions and engage with fellow supporters. The FOARum will complement the discussion platform on FOARsite main which are linked to articles and other opinion pieces. You can access this directly as a Menu option.   Hope you ...

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Liverpool prepare £16 million offer for Milan’s De Sciglio

Liverpool are the first team to come up with an offer for the 23 year old with plenty of interest.  According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, “The Reds” have come up with a price for Mattia De Sciglio, and that price is £16 million. The defender’s agent stated “There are definitely many clubs interested, we are looking around both in Italy and abroad. We have also had contact with Napoli.” The offer comes just ...

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Ovie Ejaria suffers groin injury after impressive pre-season displays

  Liverpool‘s highly-rated midfielder Ovie Ejaria will be sidelined for a few weeks with a groin injury. The 18-year-old was largely unknown to many Liverpool supporters […] The 18-year-old was largely unknown to many Liverpool supporters prior to this summer, but the central midfielder has made a big name for himself under Jurgen Klopp during pre-season. Ejaria featured in the friendlies prior to Liverpool heading out to the USA for their tour, but ...

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Is Lucas Leaving?

LATEST: Is Lucas Leiva's nine-year spell at Liverpool coming to an end? Transfer Centre: https://t.co/tFCe4rrx2r https://t.co/0SuL9Vwcft — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) 31 July 2016   Turkish giants Galatasaray are showing considerable interest in Lucas Leiva. Sky Sports reports that the Istanbul outfit are eager to lure the Liverpool veteran from Anfield to the Turk Telekom Arena this summer. Lucas, 29, is entering the final year of his Reds contract and is likely to only play ...

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Wijnaldum: If Leicester can be champions, why can’t Liverpool? – Liverpool Echo

“Of course we can be serious challengers,” insists the Dutchman. Gini Wijnaldum believes Liverpool can challenge for the Premier League title this season as he vowed to contribute at least 10 goals to their pursuit of glory. The £25million signing from Newcastle, who made his Reds debut in Saturday's comfortable 2-0 win over AC Milan in California, is aiming high ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. The Dutchman takes inspiration from what champions Leicester ...

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Klopp: I know more about my Liverpool FC signings than they can imagine – Daily Post

"We know more about them than they can imagine," he said."We had a long trip with scouting so when you go and talk to the player you have already scanned him."The most important thing is how they can play football: talent, skill, potential but then character is very important. "Could we gather all the information on the character side? No."I met all of them before we made the transfer and then ...

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Wijnaldum opens up on Klopp’s ‘tough’ Liverpool sessions

  “It’s tough but in pre-season, every training session is tough,” he began. “You have to create a base for the season to come, so training is always hard. You will be tired after the training sessions, but that’s how pre-season works. It’s more than only hard work, it’s also technical and shape work which we are working on right now. “Every trainer has his own training style, so Jürgen Klopp has his ...

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Why Klopp’s hardline stance on Sakho pleased Liverpool FC legend John Barnes – Daily Post

Barnes believes that immediately sent a message to the rest of the squad."Managers needs to be given that autonomy," said the ex-England international, speaking at the Silverstone Classic in support of Prostate Cancer UK."The manager needs to be given that strength to then say if 'I take a decision to drop somebody or to send them home or tell someone off then you will have to back me' - and ...

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Liverpool transfer news: Mario Balotelli offered to Napoli | Metro News

Liverpool have reportedly offered Mario Balotelli a transfer to Napoli after he failed to agree a deal with Besiktas. The controversial Italian forward has had a miserable time at Anfield, scoring just one league goal with the club before leaving on loan last season. Napoli need a new striker after selling Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus, but it remains to be seen if they would take up this reported offer of Balotelli. Source: Liverpool ...

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[SKY SPORTS] Liverpool interested in buying £35m Portugal sensation

Source: [SKY SPORTS] Liverpool interested in buying £35m Portugal sensation When Sky Sports report a transfer story, fans should probably listen, but this one seems a little strange to us… They’re claiming that Liverpool are STILL interested in signing Sporting Lisbon’s attacking midfielder Joao Mario, who shot to prominence at this summer’s Euros with champions Portugal. Here’s what they wrote on their transfer centre, last night: “The agent of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario ...

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Liverpool transfer news: Markovic linked with Roma move

Serie A giants Roma are eyeing up another Premier League raid as they target Liverpool attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic, according to a report.The Serbian has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield after spending last season on loan at Turkish side Fenerbahce. Italian outlet Gazzetta World claim that Roma are looking to add attacking additions to their squad following the departure of Miralem Pjanic to Juventus, and Markovic is on their shortlist. Source: Liverpool transfer news: Markovic ...

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Liverpool unveil new bright yellow and charcoal third strip at Facebook HQ – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool have unveiled their new third kit for the 2016/17 season in a live social media broadcast at the headquarters of Facebook in California.The new bright yellow and charcoal New Balance effort, called 'Toxic Thunder', was revealed in a Facebook Live broadcast on the club's official page from the social media giant's base in Menlo Park, close to the Reds' pre-season training base in Palo Alto. Source: Liverpool unveil new bright ...

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Klopp unconcerned by Liverpool FC rivals’ spending power – Liverpool Echo

However, Klopp is adamant he isn’t jealous of the cash being splashed by Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho.“If you bring one player in for £100million or whatever and he gets injured then it all goes through the chimney,” Klopp said. “The day that this is football, I’m not in a job any more, because the game is about playing together. That is why somebody invented passes so these players ...

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Liverpool FC’s Grujic to miss AC Milan game – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic will sit out Saturday’s showdown with AC Milan in Santa Clara after suffering a concussion in the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea.The young Serbian was hurt after a sickening clash of heads with Bertrand Traore at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday night and taken to Huntingdon Memorial Hospital in Pasadena at half-time.Grujic, who was suffering from memory loss, was given the all clear by medical staff after ...

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Harry Wilson signs new Liverpool FC deal – Daily Post

The Wrexham-born winger says he is delighted to commit to the Reds Harry Wilson has signed a new Liverpool FC deal. The Wrexham-born winger - who became Wales' youngest ever senior international when making his debut as a 16 year old in October 2013 - has committed his future to the club. The 19-year-old spent the first half of the last campaign on loan at Crewe Alexander, making seven appearances for the Railway ...

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Max Meyer drops big hint: “He appreciates me as a player” – Sportwitness

  He said: “He is a great coach. I know from the past that he appreciates me as a player. “After my first derby against BVB – when I was 18 years, and have scored a goal – he publicly praised me. That is a nice feeling when such a great coach praises you. ”The 20-year-old maintains he is happy at Schalke, despite rumours linking him with a move to Liverpool.He added: “I am ...

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Liverpool FC boss Klopp hails ‘mastermind’ Kornmayer – Liverpool Echo

“First of all he’s an absolute mastermind in all the things he has to do for us,” Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com. “He’s an experienced guy who has worked together with the best teachers and the best players. “Education and experience are the most important things in this job and he combines these two things in the perfect way. “We didn’t know each other before he came here, but he fits really well. “I think the ...

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Daniel Sturridge: Klopp’s Liverpool pre-season intense – Goal.com

"It's a lot more intense, probably the most intense I've ever experienced at any club," he told the club's official website. "It is just a different intensity and a different kind of pre-season. It is certainly something that everyone is getting used to and will hopefully put us in good stead for the season. "There has been a lot of hard work and a lot of running sessions, tactical sessions as well. ...

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Klopp criticises Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino | Daily Express

He said: "Sadio Mane is a wonderful player, that’s clear, but he can play much better than he did. He was good today in a lot of situations."As I said, I saw a lot of these things – individual quality. "You can talk about Phil Coutinho if you want for 15 minutes in a row, that is no problem. We will find always very good moments. "Roberto Firmino until now has played ...

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Jurgen Klopp content with Liverpool’s transfer “democracy” as positive rebuild continues – This Is Anfield

“Improvement can come in all kinds of life and in all parts of life and it’s based on experience,” he told ESPN FC.“So I don’t think it makes sense that you give one person the whole power, that’s why we have democracy and no other kind of political leadership. “Hopefully it stays like this and because we learned that it makes sense that you put all your skills together and in ...

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“It’s not like that” – Jurgen Klopp says Mamadou Sakho won’t be sold this summer – This Is Anfield

“Mama is not a bad guy, he’s a good person,” Klopp stressed, speaking to Sky Sports after Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea on Thursday morning.“He’s not happy about the situation but it was my decision in this moment.“You can believe I didn’t want to do things like this, but I like to be a nice guy until I can’t be a nice guy anymore.“That’s how it is, but it’s nothing ...

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Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic sent to hospital for head injury in International Champions Cup loss to Chelsea – ESPN FC

Speaking at news conference after the match, Klopp revealed that Grujic has no recollection of the incident."The biggest problem for me in this moment is that Marko Grujic is in hospital, because he can't remember anything," Klopp said. "That's not too cool."Hopefully it's not too serious but of course a young boy in this situation is not too cool. Injuries after games like this in preseason is the biggest problem ...

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Klopp says Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas is ‘sorry’ for red card tackle on Ragnar Klavam | London Evening Standard

"It’s a red card," he told reporters. "He came by us in the dressing room and said sorry. He came too late in the challenge, of course. "Sometimes in life if you are too late you get a red card, especially in football. That’s how it was." Speaking about the intensity of the friendly ahead of the new season, Klopp said: It was normal intensity with a few hard challenges, that’s how ...

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Boring or Brilliant? Antonio Conte Parks Bus v Liverpool

  And it’s given an indication of how Chelsea will look – particularly in big games – this season.Truth be told, no-one should be surprised that Conte has set his team up to be compact and frustrate Liverpool, who have been the better team on the ball. He led Italy to the quarter final of Euro 2016 playing in exactly the same way, after all.   Source: Boring or Brilliant? Antonio Conte Parks Bus ...

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Liverpool concerned over Daniel Sturridge’s fitness ALREADY before first game of American tour – Mirror Online

Jurgen Klopp's pre-season plans for Liverpool are already being derailed by injury and fitness woes.Manager Klopp was forced to leave behind several of his front line players when the squad flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday for the first match on their pre-season tour of the United States.Most notable among them – and most alarming for Reds fans, given his troubling history – was Daniel Sturridge , who remained at ...

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Klopp reveals why he sent Sakho home in shame / Sunday World

Now Klopp has revealed why Sakho has fallen out of favour, in comments that cast a huge cloud over his future at Liverpool.“He nearly missed the departure of the plane, he missed a session and was late for a meal,” stated Klopp.“We have some rules and we have to respect them. If somebody doesn’t respect it or somebody gives me the feeling he is not respecting it then I have to react ...

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Klopp outlines his International Champions Cups hopes – but they might be unrealistic

  Jurgen Klopp has said he hopes to win the International Champions Cup this summer.Liverpool’s tournament starts in the small hours of Thursday morning UK time as they face Chelsea at the famous Rose Bowl stadium.“It’s a tournament, and if there’s something to win we want to try and win it,” he said. “We have three or four games, so all good and let’s see what we can bring on the ...

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Grujic reveals unlikely inspiration for Anfield move – Chelsea fan favourite convinced him to sign

While the Serbian midfielder was presumably impressed by what he heard from our boss, he’s revealed that it was actually Chelsea fan favourite Nemanja Matic who talked him into signing for us.“Nemanja is a good friend,” Grujic revealed. “He started at the same club as me and is one of the key players for the national team.“When I first heard Liverpool wanted me, I called Nemanja, Lazar (Markovic) and Aleksandar Kolarov and ...

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Liverpool: Jürgen Klopp’s Loan System U-Turn Makes Perfect Sense – The Anfield Wrap

  “THE loan system is something we need to look at in the summer — the best talents should be in their club so they can develop.”That’s a quote from Jürgen Klopp in January. The manager arrived at the club in October to find a considerable number of players not training with Liverpool, or playing for Liverpool, but playing — or sat on the bench — of other clubs across England ...

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Brad Smith ‘can’t wait to get going’ at Bournemouth after completing move from Liverpool | Daily Mail Online

 It’s a great stadium here and it’s a great opportunity for me to come and play in front of the fans. Hopefully I’ll do well, learn a lot and progress in my career. “Bournemouth did really well last season and I think the club can be a great team in the Premier League for many years to come. They’re just getting started really Source: Brad Smith 'can't wait to get going' ...

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Liverpool news: Ward wishes Smith the best at Bournemouth

Danny Ward has wished his former Liverpool teammate Brad Smith all the best at his new club Bournemouth, and admitted he will miss the defender.The two youngsters came through Liverpool’s youth ranks together to make their full debuts in the Premier League last season, but on Wednesday Bournemouth confirmed they had completed the signing of Smith.Smith has been at the club since 2008, while Ward joined from Wrexham in 2012 ...

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BREAKING: Liverpool Set To Loan Awoniyi To Dutch Side NEC Nijmegen – OwnGoal Nigeria

According to the electronic edition of Liverpoolecho, Liverpool Nigerian Youth forward Taiwo Awoniyi who was recently dropped from the final list of 18 players picked to represent Nigeria at the Olympics in Rio is close to agreeing a loan deal with Dutch side NEC Nijmegen.Awoniyi joined Liverpool last summer and was immediately loaned to Germany’s second division side FSV Frankfurt where he made 14 appearances with a goal to his ...

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Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho faces showdown talks with Jurgen Klopp – Mirror Online

Mamadou Sakho’s Liverpool future is hanging by a thread after he was sent home from their pre-season tour in America.Boss Jurgen Klopp has expressed serious concerns about the player’s attitude around the squad during the intensive training camp.And defender Sakho is facing showdown talks over his future next week once Klopp returns from the USA.By taking such an uncompromising stance against one of his most senior – and most popular ...

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Chelsea leapfrog Man United as most hated club in Premier League

United have always been hated by the majority of the Premier League, with their fans making it extremely hard to feel anything but animosity towards them.They are now behind Chelsea in the rankings though, with the Blues fans and the club’s attitude towards signings and the transfer market propelling them up the list.Somewhat surprisingly we are third in the list, ahead of Manchester City, Arsenal, and Tottenham. This seems pretty ...

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Liverpool and Arsenal on alert with Real Madrid willing to let Jese leave – TEAMtalk | Latest Football News & Transfer Rumours

Real Madrid are willing to listen to offers for Jese, with Arsenal and Liverpool both set to be alerted by the forward's availability. Source: Liverpool and Arsenal on alert with Real Madrid willing to let Jese leave - TEAMtalk | Latest Football News & Transfer Rumours Real Madrid are willing to listen to offers for Jese Rodriguez, with Arsenal and Liverpool both set to be alerted by the forward’s availability. The 23-year-old is ...

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Liverpool transfer news: Sporting Lisbon reject €40m bid for midfielder Joao Mario – Independent.ie

Liverpool have had a massive €40million bid for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario turned down, according to the player's father. Source: Liverpool transfer news: Sporting Lisbon reject €40m bid for midfielder Joao Mario - Independent.ie   According to Portuguese paper Diario de Noticias , Liverpool's a €40m bid was flatly rejected. In an interview with the Portugal international's father, he said: “Proposals for the lad don’t come directly to me. “They go to his agent, ...

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Toxic tattoo ink ‘could increase the risk of developing cancer’

And some colours are more dangerous than others, according to the ECHA Source: Toxic tattoo ink 'could increase the risk of developing cancer'   The European Chemicals agency (ECHA), which regulates chemicals across Europe, has said it can cause skin problems including allergic reactions, extreme itching and even an increased risk of cancer. The ECHA will publish a new list detailing potentially dangerous chemicals in tattoo ink. The agency has listed red tattoo ...

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Sadio Mane is relieved he did not move to Manchester United | Daily Mail Online

Sadio Mane insists he can handle the pressure of being Liverpool's stellar summer signing as he expressed relief that a move to Manchester United never materialised. Source: Sadio Mane says he can handle the pressure of being Liverpool's marquee signing and is relieved he did not move to Manchester United | Daily Mail Online Mane is the third biggest transfer in Liverpool's history. Only Andy Carroll and Christian Benteke have cost more ...

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Sadio Mane reveals why he turned down Manchester United to play for Liverpool

Source: Sadio Mane reveals why he turned down Manchester United to play for Liverpool Sadio Mane has revealed that he turned down the chance to join Manchester United before completing his move to Liverpool earlier this summer.  According to the Echo, Mane says United approached him at the start of the transfer window – but the Senegalese international wanted to work with Jurgen Klopp and therefore rejected their advances. “Yes, [United’s approach] was true,” said Mane. “There was ...

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Antonio Conte thinks Liverpool can fight for the Premier League title | GiveMeSport

The new Chelsea boss thinks Liverpool can challenge for the title Source: Antonio Conte thinks Liverpool can fight for the Premier League title | GiveMeSport "Jurgen Klopp worked already for nine months with this team and it’s very important for him and Liverpool to understand each other." Conte continued: "It’s important to work and have the time to transfer your methods and ideas of football. "It’s very difficult to go in during the season ...

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Willems on Liverpool signing rumours: It was a joke – Football Oranje

Jetro Willems has spoken about the pictures of him in a Liverpool shirt that circled on the internet over the past week. By Michael Bell Follow Michael on Twitter After his good friend Georginio Wijnaldum signed for Liverpool last week, a picture on Jetro Willem’s Snapchat account showed the PSV left back signing a contract … Source: Willems on Liverpool signing rumours: It was a joke - Football Oranje After his good ...

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Liverpool midfielder: I want some time away from Anfield | Football | Sport | Daily Express

CAMERON BRANNAGAN is open to a loan move away from Liverpool. Source: Liverpool midfielder: I want some time away from Anfield | Football | Sport | Daily Express “I can see the benefits of a loan,” Brannagan told the Liverpool Echo. “If I'm not going to get regular game time here, I'd love the experience of what it's like because that's something I've not done before. “It would be good for me as a ...

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Report: Klavan to make Liverpool debut on Thursday

  Joel Matip will miss the clash against Chelsea due to an ankle injury, paving the way for a Klavan debut. Source: Report: Klavan to make Liverpool debut on Thursday   Klavan will deputise for the injured Joel Matip, who is currently nursing an ankle injury sustained in Liverpool’s pre-season clash with Wigan Athletic earlier this month. The Reds do not want to take any chances on the fitness of their other new centre-half signing, ...

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Jon Flanagan having Burnley medical

  Source: Jon Flanagan having Burnley medical   Liverpool’s versatile fullback Jon Flanagan is currently undergoing a medical at Burnley ahead of a season long loan move. This is according to the Clarets’ official Twitter account, with Jurgen Klopp accepting that regular first-team football with Sean Dyche’s men will benefit the defender in the long-term. https://twitter.com/burnleytransfer/status/757850510355341314

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Liverpool plan second raid on Newcastle, but face competition – TEAMtalk | Latest Football News & Transfer Rumours

  Football news, rumours, transfer gossip, stats, fixtures, results and features from the Premier League and more Source: Liverpool plan second raid on Newcastle, but face competition - TEAMtalk | Latest Football News & Transfer Rumours Liverpool have made a proposal to sign Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, yet Jurgen Klopp will have to fight his former club Borussia Dortmund for his signature. The 26-year-old, who admitted he is looking to leave Tyneside following his ...

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Allan Rodrigues training with Hertha Berlin ahead of likely season-long loan – This Is Anfield

Young Brazilian midfielder Allan Rodrigues looks poised to complete a loan move to join Bundesliga outfit Hertha Berlin. The 19-year-old, who signed Source: Allan Rodrigues training with Hertha Berlin ahead of likely season-long loan - This Is Anfield   As confirmed by Hertha on Tuesday morning, Allan is training with Pal Dardai’s side during pre-season, suggesting that he will join the ambitious side on a season-long loan. Allan has previously taken part in pre-season ...

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Mamadou Sakho’s Liverpool future in doubt after Jurgen Klopp orders defender home from club’s US tour

Mamadou Sakho's Liverpool future has been thrown into doubt after he was ordered home from the club's tour of America by Jurgen Klopp. Source: Mamadou Sakho's Liverpool future in doubt after Jurgen Klopp orders defender home from club's US tour   It is understood Sakho has infuriated Klopp on at least two occasions and he has been sent home with his future at the club now appearing uncertain. The 26-year-old is alleged to have ...

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