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Premier League Preview Part Four: Can Rafa Benitez Work His Magic On Newcastle?

In the latest part of our series previewing the 2017/18 Premier League season, we assess the chances of Newcastle United, Southampton, Stoke City and Swansea. Can Rafa Benitez keep Newcastle in the Premier League this season? Can Stoke cope with the loss of Marko Arnautovic? Will Southampton stop selling all their best players to Liverpool? We try to answer these and more. …

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Liverpool Defender’s Departure To Be Finalised This Week

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 17: Martin Skrtel of Liverpool FC points during the international friendly match between Brisbane Roar and Liverpool FC at Suncorp Stadium on July 17, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

The departure of Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is set to be completed later this week. The 31 year old is set to complete a £5.5m transfer to Fenerbahçe in the coming days, the Turkish side’s president has confirmed. Skrtel’s Slovakia side were dumped out of Euro 2016 last weekend with an emphatic 3-0 defeat to Germany in the second round, and …

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Jamie Carragher Wants Two Liverpool Players Dropped After League Cup Final Loss

Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, northwest England on April 15, 2014. Thousands attended a service at Anfield football stadium in Liverpool as the city came to a standstill on April 15 to mark the 25th anniversary of the day 96 football fans were crushed to death in the Hillsborough stadium disaster when Liverpool played Nottingham Forest in an FA Cup tie in 1989.

Liverpool were denied a first trophy of the Jürgen Klopp era in a penalty shootout to Man City at Wembley on Sunday, and ex-Reds defender Jamie Carragher wasn’t impressed with what he saw from his old side. Carragher, winner of the league cup with Liverpool on three separate occasions between 2001 and 2012, vented his frustration on Sky Sports having witnessed what he felt …

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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp Reveals Why Man United Draw Is The Exact One He Wanted

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on during a Liverpool press conference ahead of their UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match against FC Augsburg at Melwood Training Ground on February 24, 2016 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

The Europa League got a whole lot more interesting this afternoon as Liverpool were paired up against old rivals Manchester United in the round of 16 ties to be played next month. While most people associated with either club would have preferred for the two to be kept apart, particularly at such a relatively early stage of the competition, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has a …

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Arsenal Midfielder Likely To Be Released In The Summer

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Mathieu Flamini of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on September 23, 2015 in London, England.

On the same week that he gave away a penalty just seconds after coming on in Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in midweek, Mathieu Flamini has reportedly been told he will not be getting a new contract. Not the best few days of his career, it has to be said. Several sources are reporting that ex-France international Flamini has been been …

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Is This Liverpool Injured XI Better Than The Starting XI?

A few day ago Jurgen Klopp warned Pep Guardiola that the hectic schedule of English football is the hardest thing to adapt to. “When I came here, I didn’t know there were two rounds in the semifinal of the Capital One Cup. I had people in Germany last week saying; ‘Yeah, you’re in the final again!’ “That’s the thing, the …

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Video: Liverpool’s Sturridge Bags Two Superb Goals On Return To Team

Following months of injury after injury stopping him from putting any kind of consistent form together, tonight may be the night when Daniel Sturridge finally announces his return to action on a weekly basis.  The Liverpool striker showed no signs of rustiness whatsoever when starting against Southampton in the League Cup tonight, with two first half goals brilliantly stuck away past Maarten Stekelenburg in …

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Teamsheets Released For Liverpool Vs Bournemouth

Liverpool face Bournemouth this evening in their bid to qualify for the next round of the Capital One Cup.  Since Jurgen Klopp took the reigns at Anfield, Liverpool have played out back to back draws making tonight’s match extremely important for the former Borussia Dortmund manager as he looks to get a first win under his belt. Liverpool currently sit …

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Watch: A Screamer, A Last Minute Equaliser, A Red Card And A Penalty Shootout…Stoke vs Chelsea Had It All

Did Eden Hazard just cost Jose Mourinho his job at the Britannia?  Arsenal were battered by Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup this evening but unlike Chelsea’s clash, Arsenal’s loss seemed of little relevance for the Gunners. For Mourinho on the other hand, every game feels like it could be his last at present. A loss tonight coupled with …

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