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Jurgen Klopp Praises ‘Not Normal’ Xherdan Shaqiri After Strong Liverpool Debut

Xherdan Shaqiri (23) of Liverpool celebrates after a goal during an International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA, on Wednesday, July 28, 2018. (Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Xherdan Shaqiri’s first Reds impression on Saturday night. The Swiss international entered the fray in the second half during Liverpool’s pre-season friendly against Manchester United in Michigan, going on to assist Daniel Sturridge’s goal before scoring himself with a tremendous overhead kick late on in the 4-1 win. _____ Shaqiri only joined up …

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Liverpool’s Caoimhin Kelleher Could Be Set To Start Vs. Man United On Saturday

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 25: Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher (62) warms up prior to the International Champions Cup Soccer game between Liverpool and Manchester City on July 25, 2018 at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Irish goalkeeper could be in line to start in Liverpool’s International Champions Cup clash with Manchester United this weekend. The 19-year-old Corkman has featured intermittently in Liverpool’s pre-season campaign thus far, but could be thrust further into the spotlight against Jose Mourinho’s side in Michigan this weekend. Loris Karius has been forced to sit out Friday’s training session with a …

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Man City Bring Ireland U19 Defender Tyreke Wilson On Pre-Season Tour

Manchester City have named young Irish defender Tyreke Wilson in the squad for their upcoming pre-season tour of the United States. With a number of the regular first-teamers given time off following their World Cup exploits, Man City manager Pep Guardiola has chosen to bring a handful of the club’s youth prospects along for the tour – including 18-year-old left-back …

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Watch: Leicester’s Ahmed Musa Scores Brilliant Solo Goal Against Barcelona

OXFORD, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Ahmed Musa of Leicester City during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Oxford United and Leicester City at Kassam Stadium on July 19, 2016 in Oxford, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Premier League champions Leicester City are in action against Barcelona in Stockholm tonight for the International Champions Cup. With the Premier League season beginning in less than two weeks’ time, this is one of the final opportunities for Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri to prepare his squad for the new campaign. A number of new signings are in action tonight, including Ron-Robert …

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Liverpool: Klopp’s Pre-Season Means Hard Work, Not Holidaying

WIGAN, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Wigan Athletic and Liverpool at JJB Stadium on July 17, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

‘We win the fitness, we win everything.’ It’s probably fair to say those words from development coach Pep Lijnders during Liverpool’s recent training camp in America won’t be long remembered or quoted in the future. However, although the modern day setting of Stanford University was much different, they do echo with those of a former Reds manager. The venue was Wembley …

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Images: Man Utd-Man City Friendly Cancelled Due To Poor Surface

BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 24: Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United in action during the team training session for the 2016 International Champions Cup match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Olympic Sports Center Stadium on July 24, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Manchester United and Manchester City’s eagerly anticipated clash in Beijing has been cancelled due to concerns over the state of the pitch. Both coaches had agreed prior to the kick-off that not picking up injuries was of paramount importance and were understandably distressed by the state of the Bird’s Nest pitch. Reports even suggested that fungus was growing on it. …

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Arsenal Fans Going Nuts Over These Two Riyad Mahrez Coincidences

Arsenal’s stagnant transfer activity has finally kicked into overdrive as speculation mounts over the potential signing of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City. As late as last Friday, Arsène Wenger seemed resigned to signing lesser known players such as Takuma Asano from Japan and young defenders such as Rob Holding from Bolton Wanderers. Gunners fans were beginning to think that it …

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Manchester ‘Friendly’ Derby In Doubt

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Players shake hands after the during the Barclays Premier League match between Man United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on April 12, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The most eagerly awaited friendly of the summer is in serious doubt with heavy downpours expected in Beijing. The friendly between the two Manchester clubs is the first meeting between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in their new roles, as they give us an early taste of what we can expect next season in the Premier League. According to The …

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