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Liverpool V Everton: A Merseyside Derby XI Based On Stats

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool and Aaron Lennon of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Tonight sees Liverpool and Everton do battle at Anfield in the 226th Merseyside Derby. Although matches between these two are always special, the low-key build up to this fixture suggests that both have other things on their mind – namely the respective Europa League and FA Cup semi finals. While Liverpool will be hoping to finish to finish in the Europa …

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AC Milan Set To Send Controversial Striker Back To Liverpool

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 01: Mario Balotelli of Liverpool/AC Milan looks on during the TIM Cup match between AC Milan and US Alessandria at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on March 1, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

On-loan Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has had something of a miserable 18 months. Having signed for the Anfield club as a last resort £16million replacement for Luis Suárez in Auguat 2014, a largely goalless return to England resulted in public derision and repeated belittling from manager Brendan Rodgers. His professionalism was called into question on more than one occasion as …

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Ex-Liverpool Manager In Line For Premier League Return

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: A general view of a corner flag prior to during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on September 26, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

There is never a dull moment this season when it comes to Premier League managers and their futures. First it was Brendan Rodgers, who was replaced by Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool in October. In December Jose Mourinho was dismissed by Chelsea and now Manchester City have already appointed Pep Guardiola as their new boss, replacing Manuel Pellegrini in the summer. …

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The Official Fee That Barcelona Paid Liverpool For Luis Suárez Has Finally Been Revealed

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on November 23, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

After a couple of years of Liverpool saying one thing and Barcelona another, the terms of agreement between the two clubs for striker Luis Suárez have been leaked. Football freedom fighters/horrendous vigilantes (depending on your own opinion) Football Leaks have disclosed the documentation in relation to the July 2014 transfer for the talented Uruguayan. Although sources in England claimed at the time …

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Five Managers Who Could Replace Roy Hodgson At England After Euro 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Roy Hodgson, manager of England looks on prior to the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Despite coming through the Euro 2016 qualifying group with a 100% win rate, the future of England manager Roy Hodgson will not be resolved until after the tournament this summer. Though his side looked impressive in what was admittedly a relatively handy qualifying group, England’s subpar showing at the World cup in Brazil two years ago has not been forgotten …

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Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho Admits Struggling Under Former Boss Brendan Rodgers

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool looks dejected as Graziano Pelle of Southampton scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

The arrival of Jürgen Klopp at Liverpool last October lifted the mood considerably around Anfield, particularly with centre back Mamadou Sakho. The French international had become marginalised under previous manager Brendan Rodgers, finding himself dropped for Liverpool’s opening league games and almost certainly heading for the exit door either in January or the following summer. Under the ex-Dortmund boss however he …

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Jamie Carragher Names His Best And Worst Liverpool Teammates

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 23: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool applauds the fans during the Hearts v Liverpool UEFA Europa League play-off round match at Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh on August 23, 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Jamie Carragher has always been very honest about his time at Liverpool, so it should come as no surprise that he is happy to discuss both the positives and negatives of his time at Anfield. Speaking at a questions and answers event organised by the Daily Mail, Carragher answered questions from fans in relation to such topics as Liverpool’s chances …

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Liverpool Close The Door On Mario Balotelli Return

Mario Balotelli

As if confirmation were ever needed, Liverpool have dismissed the prospect of prodigal son Mario Balotelli returning to the club in the summer. In fact, reports in the Liverpool Echo and Guardian this morning state that they are already taking steps to ensure his sale as soon as possible and that, shockingly, clubs in China have already registered their interest. …

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Jurgen Klopp Seems To Be Enjoying A Free Ride At Liverpool

Has Jürgen Klopp charmed himself into a free ride in his first season as Liverpool boss? The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. Far be it for me to call Jürgen Klopp the devil, but he’s managed a similar feat in convincing Liverpool’s fans, owners, and the world’s press that this season is a …

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Mahrez On The Decline, Liverpool’s Firmino On The Rise?

during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road on January 23, 2016 in Norwich, England.

When the 2015/16 season began and before a ball was kicked, the league table showed Leicester City above their visitors this Tuesday night, Liverpool. However, few envisioned a scenario where that order would be maintained past gameweek one, never mind through the end of January. Yet that is the way the campaign has played out, with the mighty Reds suffering …

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Watch: Brendan Rodgers Criticises Liverpool Transfer Policy

We’ve all heard the rumours that when Jurgen Klopp was appointed at the head of Liverpool, he wouldn’t have full control over transfer policy. However, the owners at Merseyside have always maintained that the manager has the final say. Brendan Rodgers has blown this out of the water in a recent interview on Goals on Sunday. Rodgers claimed that the …

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Liverpool Defender Set For Return 19 Months After Last Competitive Game

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan is to make his return to competitive action after injury kept him out of the fray for over a year and a half.  Flanagan has now returned to full training having undergone two separate knee operations and will feature in an U-21 friendly against Fleetwood Town, according to Sky Sports. The 22-year-old, who hasn’t played in a match …

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