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Liverpool Manager Admits Signing Balotelli Was A Gamble

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that signing former AC Milan striker Mario Balotelii was a calculated gamble and that the striker must improve. The Liverpool manager has defended the signing of the 24-year-old but admits that Balotelli must improve his strike rate after scoring just one goal in seven appearances. “I always said it was about availability and affordability …

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Liverpool Star Reportedly Stalling Over Contract Extension

Liverpool’s young midfielder Raheem Sterling is reportedly stalling over signing a new contract with the Merseyside club. The 19-year-old is currently on £30,000 a week and with the likes of Luke Shaw on £90,000, Sterling’s representatives are bound to be looking for a huge increase on the young star’s weekly wage. The England international is now pivotal to both Liverpool …

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Premier League: Big Weekend for….

Six games into the Premier League and the table is dangerously close to forming a pattern, with certain teams not wanting to be where they are currently. It’s a big weekend for these teams, with a win having the potential to kick start their season. It is also a big weekend for certain individuals in the Premier League, as they face …

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Premier League Preview: Liverpool vs West Bromwich Albion

Liverpool are in desperate need of three points as they look to end their slump with a win over West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion What had been a pretty lacklustre start to the season for Liverpool got worse with Wednesday night’s defeat to Basel. They now surprisingly find themselves below WBA going into this game, while looking …

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Liverpool Striker Set For Huge Pay Rise

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge  is on the verge of committing his long-term future to the club and should receive a huge pay rise. England striker Sturridge has been a revelation since his arrival from Chelsea in January 2013, bagging 36 goals in 52 games in the famous red jersey and was sorely missed during Liverpool’s defeat to Basel in the Champions League …

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Liverpool Bad Boy Balotelli In Trouble Again

Mario Balotelli is in trouble again following his refusal to acknowledge the Liverpool fans after the Champions League loss to Basel. It seems Mario Balotelli has landed himself in hot water again, thanks to an ill-advised snub of the travelling Liverpool support after last night’s shambolic defeat in the Champions League. Manager Brendan Rodgers had asked his players to acknowledge the fans …

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Liverpool Chase European Hotshot

Liverpool are planning a move for Gonzalo Higuain in a deal worth over £30 million reportedly on the cards, according to reports. Arsenal are looking to sign Porto striker Jackson Martinez but with reports in Italy suggesting that Martinez will be Napoli’s replacement for Higuain should he go, Liverpool’s advances could stall Arsenal’s chance of signing the Colombia international, according to the …

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Champions League Preview: FC Basel Vs Liverpool

Liverpool can secure six points from their first two Champions League games with a win in Switzerland tonight vs FC Basel. Kick-off from St Jacob-Park is at 7:45pm, Dan Dalton previews this crucial game for the Reds. _____ Form FC Basel struggled in their opening Champions League encounter, being overpowered by the likes of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo they suffered a …

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Liverpool Urged To Sign Superstar

Liverpool are keen to sign German international Marco Reus who could be available next summer, writes Dan O’Mahony. The Star reports that Liverpool’s next mega signing could be German attacking midfielder Marco Reus. The Borussia Dortmund man is apparently disillusioned with life at the Bundesliga’s outfit, bemoaning the club’s lack of ambition. He is apparently unimpressed by the departure of key …

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Liverpool Keeper Unphased By Valdes Speculation

Liverpool’s number one Simon Mignolet appears to be unphased by indications that the Reds are looking to sign Victor Valdes on a free transfer.  The rumour of Victor Valdes coming to Merseyside has been doing the rounds for a while now but Mignolet told the Liverpool Echo that if you are at a big club one must accept these kind of rumours. “If …

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Liverpool & Manchester United To Fight For £34 Million Winger

English giants Manchester United and Liverpool are set to battle each other for the signature of Benfica midfielder Eduardo Salvio. AC Milan, Hamburg and Monaco are just some of the clubs also interested in making a move for Salvio come January, according to the Daily Express. Both Liverpool and Manchester United have invested heavily in midfield over the summer but if …

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Liverpool Linked With Napoli Playmaker

Rumours in the press today suggest that Liverpool may target Marek Hamsik,  Andre-Pierre Gignac and Demarai Gray in the January transfer window. With Liverpool failing to fire at the start of the season, the press are already speculating about Brendan Rodgers’ transfer targets for the January window. Napoli’s Marek Hamsik is one name that has been bandied about, with The Express reporting rumours …

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Liverpool Midfielder: “I Can Improve My Performances”

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has vowed to improve his performances as he continues to adjust to life at Liverpool following his £25m move from Southampton. The England international has been disrupted by niggling injuries that saw him miss pre-season for the Reds. The 26-year-old put in an impressive performance for Liverpool in his first taste of the Merseyside derby but has …

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Liverpool Boss Confident Of Keeping Sterling

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is confident of holding onto arguably his brightest star for the future Raheem Sterling. Rumours have been circulating this week of a possible move to Real Madrid for the young midfielder but Rodgers’ comments to the Liverpool Echo would indicate Sterling will likely stay put at Anfield. “With Raheem we’re relaxed where we’re at with him. …

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Liverpool Not Worried About UEFA Sanctions

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said the club are confident of avoiding sanctions following UEFA’s announcement that they are are under investigation for FFP breaches. UEFA announced during the week that the Merseyside giants are one of seven clubs that are being investigated due to supposed breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches. UEFA released the following statement: “The CFCB (club …

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Real Madrid Line Up Liverpool Midfield Ace

Liverpool will have to be wary of holding off on a new contract for Raheem Sterling with Real Madrid looking to sign the 19-year-old in the summer. Carlo Ancelotti has put the Reds midfielder ‘on top of his hit-list’, according to the Mirror. Brendan Rodgers’ policy of not giving Sterling a new lucrative deal above the £30,000 a week deal …

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Manchester City & Liverpool To Battle For Everton Star

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Manchester City have made the young Everton star Ross Barkley their main target in the January transfer window and are reportedly readying a £30 million bid. Barkley is also a target for Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool with Everton wanting £50 million for Barkley, according to the Daily Star.  When looking at the form of the young England international it is easy …

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Liverpool Boss: “Balotelli Is Not Complicated”

A police probe this week into racist abuse on Twitter sees Mario Balotelli’s name in the headlines again, but Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers sees only a player committed to doing well. Balotelli is no stranger to headlines, but his decision to tweet “Man Utd…LOL” during the Red Devils’ capitulation against Leicester City was unnecessary. The tweet led to unwarranted racial …

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