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Tactics Truck: Jurgen Klopp Progress Report

Coverage of Jurgen Klopp since his very recent arrival on English shores has been almost universally positive. The gregarious German, who worked wonders at Mainz and Dortmund through the application of his gegenpressing philosophy – essentially pressing aggressively to counter the counter-attack – has been greeted with something of a hero’s welcome by the English media. Questioning of the sustainability of …

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Video: Rodgers Says The One Thing No Liverpool Fan Wants To Hear

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has come out with a statement following Thursday night’s draw with FC Sion which is far from music to Reds fans’ ears. Rodgers remained defiant after his side’s Europa League draw against minnows FC Sion and appears to be in a much more positive mood than most would think after winning just one of his last eight games in all competitions. …

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Video: Whose Bicycle Kick Was Better, Benteke’s Or Rooney’s?

There is a dearth of bicycle kicks in the Premier League. Most of the amazing acrobatic goals we are treated to here come in the form of viral videos from overseas. There are a number of reasons for this: English football favours strength over skill meaning a lack of adequate time and space for anyone to try. Utility and teamwork is …

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Liverpool Receive Game-Changing Injury Boost Ahead Of Man United Clash

Liverpool have received some hugely-positive injury news ahead of a crucial game against bitter rivals Manchester United next Saturday evening.  That news centres around newly-signed Christian Benteke, who the Reds should have back in the fray as he is apparently now 100% fit after a thigh injury had kept him out of Belgium’s starting XI against Bosnia-Herzegovenia last Thursday. After winning the aforementioned …

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An Early Sturridge Return Would Be Like A New Signing For Liverpool

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Last season Liverpool had a major striker crisis as they failed to replace Luis Suarez and their new recruits Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert had a dismal debut season at the club. However, their biggest blow was the constant injuries to star striker Daniel Sturridge, who started last season off with a winning goal against Southampton before spending the majority of …

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VIDEO: Benteke Marks Liverpool Debut With Unstoppable Volley

Coming to Liverpool as likely the Reds’ biggest signing of the summer at £32.5 million, Christian Benteke will have pressure on his shoulders this season. His strike in Brendan Rodgers side’s last pre-season friendly shows he could just thrive on the expectation around him, however. His powerful edge-of-the-box volley put Liverpool in to the lead early in the second half …

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Liverpool Striker Offered Up To Two Premier League Rivals

Reports emerging today claim that Liverpool are ready to offer up striker Fabio Borini to Aston Villa and Leicester following three years of little or no action.  The Sun on Sunday write today that Villa or the Foxes could keep the Italian in the Premier League. Such a move would come after the 24-year-old struggled to make any impression at …

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Liverpool Fan Predicted His Club’s Transfers Back In May

Whether he’s happy about getting it right or not is another matter. In the wake of Liverpool’s humiliating last day 6-1 defeat in May, Twitter user @adeelarmhead posted a tweet lamenting the possibility that his beloved club would go for a completely different set of players in the summer than the ones they needed. Of course, ol’ ArmHead got it spot …

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Have Liverpool Learned Their Lesson In The Transfer Window?

Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce wrote earlier in the summer that Liverpool have learned their lesson in the transfer window and have shown efficiency and ability to address key areas this summer. This may be true as the Anfield club have been quick off the mark this summer and snapped up players such as Milner, Gomez, Bogdan, Clyne, Ings and …

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BBC Report Benteke Will Have Liverpool Medical Within 48 Hours

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Having agreed a £32.5 million transfer with Aston Villa for striker Christian Benteke, Liverpool will now complete the 24-year-old’s medical ‘in the next 48 hours,’ according to the BBC.  This is set to be the second major departure from the Birmingham-based club in less than a week after Fabian Delph dramatically reversed his decision to stay at Villa and instead signed …

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Sky Sports : Liverpool Reach Benteke Agreement

Could the Benteke saga finally end here? As the old saying goes; it’s not official until it’s on Sky Sports News. It that’s to be believed, Liverpool have finally gotten their man. The news follows recent rumours that the Anfield side had matched Aston Villa’s £32.5m asking price. TRANSFER CENTRE: Liverpool have reached an agreement with Aston Villa for Christian …

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How Liverpool Could Line Up Next Season

Liverpool have met Christian Benteke’s £32.5 million release clause, according to the BBC, meaning a transfer is now imminent. There has been a mixed reaction on social media among the Liverpool fans, as some hoped to spend the Raheem Sterling cash on a big European name while others are excited about the prospect of Benteke as he has proven himself in the Premier …

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Christian Benteke’s Agent Denies Man Utd Link After Tweet Drama

Was Benteke just trolling in the end? The 24 year old Belgian striker courted much attention and speculation this afternoon, having favourited a tweet claiming that the Aston Villa star would be an ideal back-up for United forward Wayne Rooney. The tweet in question didn’t even tag Benteke’s Twitter account, which indicates that he sounded out the tweet linking him to the …

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Liverpool Loanee Named In Ligue 1’s Worst Team Of The Season

It’s not only Liverpool strikers based on Merseyside who are coming in for criticism this year, it’s also those on loan, as Divock Origi’s recent inclusion in Ligue 1’s worst team of the season has proved.  It really is just adding salt to the wound for a club which has just lost their last league game of the season 1-6 away …

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Liverpool To Offer Up Striker As Part Of Benteke Deal

Aston Villa frontman Christian Benteke could be on his way to Liverpool with Rickie Lambert used as ‘bait’ in a deal between the clubs, according to reports. The Belgium international has had a superb finish to the season along with an FA Cup final against Arsenal to look forward to. And The Mirror are today reporting that the Reds are set …

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