Liverpool hit by COVID-19

Liverpool hit by COVID-19

March 23, 2020

The worldwide Coronavirus virus has caused mass disruption to businesses, sporting events and everyday life this month. With 8,000 deaths already reported, many health experts fear the worst is yet to come.

The FA have suspended the Premier League until Friday 3 April at the earliest, with many feeling the suspension will be upheld for much longer. Other sporting and social events have been cancelled, whilst many workers have been struck off or forced to work from home, where possible. Read More

Rodgers: Lallana will assess his options in the summer

Rodgers: Lallana will assess his options in the summer

February 28, 2020

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has said that midfielder Adam Lallana will evaluate his options during this summer’s transfer window. The England international has been with Liverpool for the past five-and-a-half years but he has been fancied to leave them on a free transfer when his contract concludes in June.

As a result, a number of elite clubs including Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, and Leicester City have been credited with an interest and Rodgers has openly hinted that the Foxes would make an approach for the former Southampton captain, he told: “Adam is a fantastic player and one I brought into Liverpool.” Read More

Jurgen Klopp hopeful over Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s injury

January 12, 2020

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is hopeful over Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s injury following the club’s 1-0 win over Flamengo in the Club World Cup final. The England international started in back-to-back games in the tournament but he had to be substituted at the midway stage of the second half after picking up an ankle problem.


Following the game, Oxlade-Chamberlain was spotted joining the team for the celebrations in crutches with a moon boot to protect his right foot but Klopp is hoping that the former Arsenal man has avoided any major setback, he told: “When he’s landing he gets a kick. He feels OK, we will see. It is of course not perfect, but we will see if it is a ligament stretched only or ruptured, partially or not.”
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Virgil van Dijk sends warning to Manchester City in title pursuit

Virgil van Dijk sends warning to Manchester City in title pursuit

December 21, 2019

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has clearly stated that the Reds don’t have any pressure on their shoulders despite holding an eight-point advantage at the top of the Premier League standings. The Merseyside giants ended the previous league season on a high with nine victories on the bounce and they have continued the form this term with by winning each of their opening eight games.


Speaking on Sky Sports, Van Dijk said that he does not keep a close watch on the proceedings of the Citizens. He added that the Reds don’t have any pressure in the title pursuit and the onus is on the Citizens to defend their title coming from behind, he told: “I don’t watch Man City’s games but I have family and friends who text me or say something, especially after the Wolves game.
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Virgil Van Dijk Dismisses Need for Panic after European Thriller

Virgil Van Dijk Dismisses Need for Panic after European Thriller

November 16, 2019

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has claimed that the Reds need not panic after a disappointing performance against Red Bull Salzburg. Even though the Reds came out on top thanks to a 4-3 victory, the Austrian champions almost picked up a famous comeback at Anfield. Liverpool had a three-goal lead in the game and it was eroded with a fantastic comeback from the visitors. However, Mohamed Salah came up with a winner in the second half to salvage the pride of the home team. The seven-goal thriller has raised concerns about the team ahead of the Premier League game against Leicester City.


Virgil van Dijk is regarded as one of the finest defenders in the Premier League and Europe. He was even nominated for the FIFA best Player of the Year title along with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Even though the former Southampton defender was unable to pick up this title, his quality is undisputed. After having failed to make any new signings in the summer, Liverpool are having to deal with a familiar squad for the 2019-20 campaign. So far, it has not brought about any issues with the team managing a 100% record in the Premier League. Van Dijk thinks that there is no reason to be concerned even after this thrilling encounter.
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FANS REFUSE TO FORGIVE FERNANDO TORRES

November 7, 2019

Even when heroes go home, occasional appearance in public or in the places that crowned them kings remains a delightful experience for most.

Fernando Torres is being reported to be involved in a charity match next year at the Anfield and as a result is finding out that some heroes whose exit have a sour taste are just villains. Read More

Sadio Mane insists he is clearly happy at Liverpool

Sadio Mane insists he is clearly happy at Liverpool

October 5, 2019

Senegal international Sadio Mane has highlighted that he is content with the proceedings at Liverpool. The wide attacker has been hugely instrumental towards the Reds’ progress under manager Jurgen Klopp and this has seemingly caught the eye of Zinedine Zidane, who is keen on recruiting the player for Real Madrid.

However, speaking to Complex, Mane has clarified that he has no concerns over his stay with the Merseyside giants and he can’t describe the pleasure of playing for the club, he said: “To be honest, I’m really happy to be a part of the club, the family here. We have the best fans in the world here, so I’m always so thankful for the support. It’s not just great for me too – it gives the whole squad more motivation to perform. It keeps us hungry to get better and better together…I really struggle to describe how happy I am to be here.”
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Xherdan Shaqiri open to parting ways with Liverpool

September 26, 2019

Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri has opened to the door to leave Liverpool after finding himself out-of-favour under manager Jurgen Klopp. The attacker made the move to the Reds from relegated Stoke City during the summer of 2018 and he was certainly a presence during the opening half of the campaign where he made a number of key contributions including a match-winning brace against fierce rivals Manchester United.

However, he has been overlooked since the turn of the year and that has continued to remain the case this season where he has made just one substitute appearance for the Merseyside giants. Speaking to a local Swiss outlet, Shaqiri acknowledged that he is disappointed with the current scheme of things at the European champions and a departure could be a realistic possibility in the future.
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Jurgen Klopp dismisses Liverpool’s prospects of signing Gareth Bale

August 14, 2019

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that the club won’t make an attempt to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in response to the comments made by Manchester United great Paul Ince. Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane recently indicated that Bale will be leaving the club this summer and this subsequently led to Ince suggesting that the Welshman could prove the perfect fit for the European champions.

When asked about Ince’s comments, Klopp insisted that there is no possibility of that happening, considering they can’t afford the transfer fee and wages involved for Bale. He added that he is focused on building a team rather than recruiting individuals with the hope that they can make the difference in the future.
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Lille president confirms Liverpool have contacted Nicolas Pepe’sagent

July 13, 2019

Lille president Gerard Lopez has acknowledged that Liverpool have been in contact with the representative of Nicolas Pepe, though they have yet to make a formal approach for the attacker’s services. The Ivorian had a stellar league campaign with Lille last season and he contributed 22 goals and 11 assists as they secured the runner-up spot and qualified for the Champions League.

Since then, Lopez has publicly suggested that the club could sanction his sale at the right price but so far, there has been no formal approach from any of the elite European clubs. Speaking to L’Equipe, Lopez said that the Reds are one of the player’s suitors but they have only been in contact with the agent of the 24-year-old, he told: “I know there have been discussions with the player, not with us as a club. Liverpool have players in those positions, and I read that maybe there were players who [will] leave, or not. I am not particularly focused on Liverpool, but it is true that there have been discussions with agents.”
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