Preview: Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Edging Arsenal 5-4 on penalties after a thrilling night of football, the Reds will now shift their focus back to the league. They'll once again be on the road, with Villa Park being the destination. Having also progressed to the quarter-finals of the League Cup, the Villans will be looking to put at stop to Liverpool's unbeaten run on their own turf. Ahead of Saturday's clash, here's the preview for both ...

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Liverpool end Lovren talks with Roma

Liverpool have ended the talks with AS Roma about a potential transfer of Dejan Lovren to the Italian capital, according to multiple sources. https://twitter.com/_pauljoyce/status/1162332373645713408 From what the ever-reliable Paul Joyce says, it would appear that Roma were practically wasting Liverpool's time with their apparent interest. It would certainly make no sense for the Reds to let the Croatian leave on loan, never mind the indication of a £18 million fee being prepared. https://twitter.com/JamesPearceLFC/status/1162309226661928961 So ...

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Lovren left out of the squad for the UEFA Super Cup

Liverpool have released the names of the 23 players in contention to play on Wednesday evening against Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul. They are: Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk, Georginio Wijnaldum, James Milner, Naby Keita, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Joe Gomez, Adrian, Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Adam Lallana, Andy Lonergan, Xherdan Shaqiri, Rhian Brewster, Andy Robertson, Divock Origi, Joel Matip, Ki-Jana Hoever, Caoimhin Kelleher, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Harvey ...

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Liverpool Not Looking to Sell Lovren

Liverpool are not looking to part ways with Dejan Lovren this summer, according to Sky Sports. The 29-year-old has been linked with AC Milan recently, with reports going as far as claiming that his entourage had been contacted by the seven-time European champions, but regardless of whether that's true or not, it seems the Reds aren't prepared to do a deal. Despite falling behind Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip in the ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Bayern Munich & Live Game Cafe!!!

Back from a 4-day training camp in Marbella, Klopp and his men are feeling well prepared for the run-in. Bayern Munich will kick-start the business end of the season when they travel to Anfield for the Champions League round of 16. Though inconsistent and trailing Borrusia Dortmund in their domestic league, they're still opponents Liverpool have to be wary of. Ahead of what promises to be another memorable European night ...

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Preview: West Ham vs Liverpool

Having extended their lead at the summit to 5 points, the Reds next travel to the London Stadium to face West Ham United. On the losing end in their last 2 league games, the Hammers will be hoping to give their fans something to cheer about this time round. Ahead of Monday's late kick-off, here's the preview for both teams. Leaky Hammers Since memorably beating Arsenal 1-0 in the league, West Ham ...

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Gomez and Lovren Suffer Injury Setbacks

Fresh defensive problems have struck Liverpool, as James Pearce reports for Liverpool Echo, with Joe Gomez possibly needing surgery and Dejan Lovren feeling his hamstring issue return. Gomez was initially predicted to be out for six weeks following a broken leg in early December against Burnley, but it's now been two months and he is yet to return to full training. There are, apparently, concerns over the way the bone has ...

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Perfect December for Liverpool

What a month we've just witnessed. It's not very often a team goes through the whole month of December without defeat. But this Liverpool team isn't your average team. There's a resilience to us, we're relentless! Jürgen Klopp has instilled a winning mentality into his players.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BsBXuxBHFUC/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=kw4fzph07bn8 Everton at Anfield,  2nd December: 1-0 Everton arrived to Anfield with confidence, and made things difficult for Liverpool. But we kept going until virtually the last kick of ...

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Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle: Match Report

They say it tends to get lonely at the top. Well, Liverpool were sitting pretty, four points ahead of Manchester City in second place, when our old friend Rafa Benitez came to visit on Boxing Day, 2018. Time had come to wrap the first half of the Premier League season up. Team News Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip were still out. Trent Alexander-Arnold was back after his foot injury, and ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Manchester United

After securing passage into last 16 of the Champions League, Liverpool have another blockbuster fixture in store. Bitter rivals Manchester United will be the visitors at Anfield. More than just 3 points will be at stake, with either side battling for bragging rights too. The following is the preview between England's two most illustrious clubs in history. The Manchester Bus When the 2 sides last met, the Reds were on the wrong ...

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November International Roundup

For the final time this year, fans will have to make do with international football instead of club football. With Liverpool not in action for the weekend, let us check in on several Reds who're away on international duty. In Thursday's 3-0 victory over USA, Trent-Alexander Arnold grabbed his maiden goal for England. In the buildup to the game, all talk was centered on Wayne Rooney's farewell game, but it was ...

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The Curious Case of Dejan Lovren

Assessing where the likable Croatian stands this season.  There are fewer divisive defenders to represent the club than Dejan Lovren. Restored to the starting XI against Cardiff at the weekend, Lovren put in a wobbly display. A couple of times he put his colleagues under pressure with sloppy passes and he lost his man for Cardiff's goal. They may appear like minor issues in an otherwise comfortable romp at Anfield, but the bigger ...

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Can Liverpool beat Chelsea without Van Dijk?

A bamboozling run and a powerful drive by Belgium international, Eden Hazard, with five minutes to go, was enough to inspire a Chelsea comeback in the Carabao Cup at the expense of a hapless Liverpool. Virgil Van Dijk and the rest of Liverpool's back five were notable absentees, yet, until Hazard's introduction, the game was very much Liverpool's to lose, with the home side having had a number of opportunities to ...

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League and Champions League squads confirmed

Liverpool Football Club have confirmed their Premier League squad as well as their Champions League group stage squads with the most telling of omissions. Serbian Lazar Markovic who hasn't made a competitive appearance for the club since his debut season of 2014/15 has not been selected despite there being ample room to fit him in. Connor Randall who is currently out on loan is named amongst Liverpool's home grown contingent. The ...

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The Lovren VS Gomez Quandary

The first matchday has come and gone, with the Reds thumping West Ham United 4-0 in a display of just how powerful this team could be. While Jurgen Klopp’s side have always been well known for their high power attacking football, the Liverpool defense has slowly become a force to be reckoned with in its own right. The face of this defensive turnaround is the big man, Virgil van Dijk, ...

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The Liverpool Squad – Part 3: Central Defending

In the third part of our analysis, we come to the heart of defence. Kolo Toure and Martin Škrtel have departed, while Joel Matip and Ragnar Klavan have arrived. So, how does that part of the squad look now? Dejan Lovren The Croatian international has had a tremendously upward trajectory at the club so far. Part of the “Southampton project”, he came to Liverpool for somewhat hefty fee of £20million. Extremely hefty at ...

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