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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Explains How Jurgen Klopp Convinced Him To Join Dortmund Over Liverpool

DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Juergen Klopp and Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund attends a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League first Round against Arsenal FC at Signal Iduna Park on SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will face off against Liverpool with Manchester United on Sunday, but were it not for a meeting with Jurgen Klopp in 2013 his career could have taken a very different path. Mkhitaryan was on the way out at Shakhtar Donetsk, with three clubs – namely Liverpool, Tottenham and Dortmund – chasing his signature, but despite having phone calls …

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Twitter Reacts As Celtic Edge A Thrilling Old Firm Derby

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Celtic went into Saturday’s Old Firm Derby hoping to extend their lead atop the table to a whopping nineteen points as the year came to a close. Kenny Miller of Rangers, who infamously switched sides of Glasgow after playing for Celtic back in 2006, gave the Gers the lead early on in the game after some great football by Mark Warburton’s …

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Celtic Boss Rodgers Explains How Rashford’s Meteoric Rise Has Its Negatives

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Carl Jenkinson of Arsenal (L) attempts to tackle Marcus Rashford of Manchester United (R) during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers says that too much money in English football is hampering the development of younger players such as Marcus Rashford. The former Liverpool boss believes that it is money which is responsible for last season’s breakthrough talent having amassed just eight domestic starts this season under Jose Mourinho. Speaking at a post-game press conference at the Etihad, Rodgers insisted that the Premier …

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Sunderland And David Moyes’ Horrendous Anfield Records Make Good Reading For Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Patrick van Aanholt of Sunderland and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on February 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool welcome Sunderland to Anfield on Saturday, still unbeaten since August. Despite last week’s goalless draw at Southampton, Jurgen Klopp’s side are flying high at the moment and sit one behind Premier League leaders Chelsea with 27 points from 12 games. Their opponents, meanhwhile, appear to have finally stumbled upon a bit of form themselves. Having made officially the worst …

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Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers Brutally Shuts Down Reporter For Asking A Ridiculous Question

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 22: Brendan Rodgers manager of Celtic speaks during a Celtic press conference on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against Barcelona at Celtic Park on November 22, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was in no mood for frivolity ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday night. Rodgers was speaking to the media on Tuesday ahead of the match at Celtic Park, when naturally yhe topic of discussion turned to Barca forward Lionel Messi. The Argentinte wizard scored a hat-trick in Barcelona’s 7-0 demolition of …

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Steven Gerrard Drops Another Massive Hint Regarding His Future

CARSON, CA - FEBRUARY 5: Steven Gerrard #8 of the Los Angeles Galaxy speaks after a training session at StubHub Center February 5, 2016, in Carson, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The future of LA Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard has been the subject of much speculation in recent weeks. The former England international has been plying his trade in the MLS for roughly 18 months, but has been linked with a return to England, or more specifically Liverpool, almost from the day he left Anfield. With the Galaxy’s season ended by …

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Stunned Liverpool Fans React As Iago Aspas Receives Spain Call-Up

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Iago Aspas of Liverpool celebrates his goal to make it 1-0 during the Budweiser FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Oldham Athletic at Anfield on January 5, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool fans don’t remember former striker Iago Aspas too fondly. Brendan Rodgers signed the Spaniard in a £7.7m deal in 2013 in order to play a role in Liverpool’s challenge for the top four, and although the Reds exceeded expectations by challenging for the Premier League title, that was without much help from the Spanish forward. Indeed, he is remembered …

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Brendan Rodgers Reveals Which Celtic Player Could Have Made His 2013/14 Liverpool Team

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 23: Brendan Rogers, Manager of Celtic looks on during the Betfred Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

As manager of Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers was inches away from winning the Premier League title in 2014. His side were arguably the most entertaining of that season, scoring over 100 goals as Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge in particular cut through defences like a hot knife through butter, but in the end they finished two points behind champions Manchester City. …

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Former Liverpool Starlet Has No Regrets About Leaving Anfield

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 21: Suso #30 of Liverpool motions during their match against Toronto FC during the World Football Challenge friendly match on July 21, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Former Liverpool midfielder Suso has been discussing the series of events that led to him leaving Anfield. The 22-year-old spent five years at Anfield, making his senior debut under Brendan Rodgers in September 2012 before being sent out on loan to Spanish side Almeria the following summer. Overall, he made 21 appearances for the club, but found first team opportunities …

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