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Can Liverpool Recover After An Awful January?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield on January 28, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool began 2017 in the hunt for a domestic treble but it has all fallen apart in spectacular fashion. As 2016 ended, Liverpool sat in second place in the Premier League table, six points behind leaders Chelsea. They were also readying themselves for an EFL Cup semi-final against Southampton, and the FA Cup was yet to begin. Fast forward a …

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The Times Explain Just How Bad Anthony Martial’s Relationship With José Mourinho Has Become

during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on August 19, 2016 in Manchester, England.

Anthony Martial’s relationship with Manchester United manager José Mourinho has soured dramatically, according to the Times on Friday. The French international was omitted from the matchday squad for the second game running in Man United’s 2-1 EFL Cup semi-final defeat to Hull on Thursday night, and is reportedly extremely annoyed as to why this has been happening. Specifically, he is perplexed as …

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José Mourinho Explains Why Anthony Martial Doesn’t Deserve To Start For Man United On Current Form

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial’s season has been something of a disaster compared to last year. Having been one of the side’s better players in 2015/16 (with 17 goals in 49 games), the French international has struggled to hold down a spot in José Mourinho’s starting eleven and wasn’t even among the substitutes in last Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Stoke. …

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Opinion: Klopp’s Lack Of Plan B Cost Liverpool Cup Final Place

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool reacts during the EFL Cup Semi-Final Second Leg match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield on January 25, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Irish international Shane Long put the final nail in Liverpool’s EFL Cup coffin in the dying stages of Wednesday night’s semi-final second leg. Long finished off a sweeping counter-attacking move to see his Southampton side through to the final where they will most likely face Manchester United who go into Thursday night’s game against Hull City with a two-goal cushion. Southampton …

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Why A Man United EFL Cup Final Win Could Be Great News For Everton

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Jose Mourinho, manager of Chelsea talks to Ronald Koeman, manager of Southampton prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Manchester United take on Hull City in the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final on Thursday, looking to protect a 2-0 lead from their first encounter. Should José Mourinho’s side finish the job against the relegation-threatened outfit, they will meet Southampton at Wembley in the final next month, with both Mourinho and Claude Puel looking to win a trophy in …

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Jürgen Klopp Holds Crisis Meeting Ahead of Massive Week For Liverpool

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the EFL Cup semi-final first leg match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on January 11, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Liverpool fans’ dreams of final ending their 27-year wait for a domestic league title took a massive hit on Saturday when relegation candidates Swansea City left Anfield with all three points as Chelsea ran further away with the lead, beating Hull City the following day. Defending has been Liverpool’s downfall over recent seasons and Reds fans were not completely shocked at …

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David De Gea Feels Manchester United Can Win All Four Major Trophies

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 30: David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates after teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United scores the opening goal during the EFL Cup quarter final match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on November 30, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Despite Manchester United going unbeaten since October, they have failed to move higher than sixth in the Premier League due to their disappointing run of drawn games where they failed to do enough to claim maximum points. Last weekend’s draw with Liverpool was another such game that has left the club unlikely to be realistic winners of this season’s Premier …

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The Main Talking Points Ahead Of Southampton vs Liverpool

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool applauds the supporters after his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool and Southampton are battling it out for a Wembley date as they play out the first leg of their EFL Cup Semi-Final this evening. We take a look at the main talking points ahead of the tie. Jurgen Klopp’s selection Having faced criticism for his side against Plymouth Argyle just a few days ago, Klopp will most likely opt with …

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Manchester United V Hull City Preview: Both Sides Look To Take A Lead Into The Second Leg

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Curtis Davies of Hull City (R) is chased down by Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United (L) during the Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Manchester United welcome Hull City to Old Trafford on Tuesday evening for the semi-final, first leg of the EFL Cup. The much belittled competition often serves as a spring board to it’s winner. The two teams could not be enjoying/enduring more polarized fortunes at the moment. Early season silverware could potentially kick start a surge out of the relegation zone …

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Bastian Schweinsteiger And Five More Of Mourinho’s Famous Outcasts

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United speaks during a Manchester United press conference on the eve of their UEFA Europa League match against Feyenoord at Aon Training Complex on November 23, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Bastian Schweinsteiger is said to be preparing to come in from the cold for Manchester United’s EFL Cup tie against West Ham on Wednesday night, according the Sky Sports. But the much loved and admired German has been cast aside by José Mourinho since taking the helm at Manchester United. Wednesday’s quarter-final could be his first appearance for the team this …

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How An Understrength Arsenal Could Line Up Against Southampton

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on November 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal continue on their hunt for silverware on Wednesday evening as they welcome Southampton to the Emirates in their EFL Cup quarter-final. Arsene Wenger’s side, still unbeaten since the opening day of the Premier League season, have made good progress in every competition they’re in so far, already safely through to the knockout stages of the Champions League and three …

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How A Much-Changed Liverpool Could Line Up Against Leeds

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on November 26, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool welcome Championship side Leeds United to Anfield on Tuesday for their EFL Cup quarter-final. Jürgen Klopp’s side have been in great form in the Premier League, unbeaten since August and just one point behind leaders Chelsea in second. Their lack of European football this season has also meant that Klopp can place greater focus on the cups, including the …

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