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Alisson ‘Looks Like’ Missing Piece For Liverpool, Says Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes £65 million goalkeeper Alisson Becker could be the final piece in putting together a title challenge this season. The Brazilian made a vital save from Pascal Gross two minutes from time to record a third clean sheet in three games since joining from Roma as Klopp’s men beat Brighton 1-0 to move top of the embryonic …

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Jurgen Klopp Willing To Let Liverpool’s Fringe Players Leave

Jurgen Klopp admits he is willing to allow some of Liverpool’s fringe players to leave before the end of August. Reds boss Klopp splashed out £160 million on Naby Keita, Fabinho, Alisson Becker and Xherdan Shaqiri before the Premier League transfer window closed last week. Those deals mean Liverpool are open to off-loading players likely to be squeezed out of …

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Sergio Ramos Fires Back At Klopp As Champions League Row Continues

Sergio Ramos has taunted Jurgen Klopp over his record in finals as their war of words about the incident in the Champions League final continues.  The Real Madrid captain was embroiled in controversy in the final in May after his tackle on Mo Salah left the Egyptian international injured. It was also revealed that the 32-year-old had an altercation with goalkeeper, …

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Jurgen Klopp Expects Big Things From Liverpool This Season

Jurgen Klopp says he has high expectations for Liverpool’s ability to challenge for the Premier League title after spending the most of any of his rivals in the close season. Liverpool spent a reported £176million ($225million, 196million euros) bringing in, among others, Brazilians goalkeeper Alisson and midfielder Fabinho and Klopp hopes to deliver Liverpool’s first league title in the Premier …

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Liverpool Clearout Set To Begin With Four Imminent Depatures

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Lazar Markovic of Liverpool at Ewood Park on July 19, 2018 in Blackburn, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Liverpool look set to trim a few players from the wage bill in the next couple of days. With the bulk of the Reds’ transfer incomings completed (possibly all of it, even), attention for the last few weeks of the window has been turned towards cutting some players from the squad. Jurgen Klopp has been pretty vocal about the need …

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Jurgen Klopp Unlikely To Add Defensive Signings This Summer

Liverpool’s transfer window thus far has caused untold excitement among the Anfield faithful. The long-awaited arrival of Naby Keita was followed by the signing of Fabinho, bolstering Liverpool’s midfield – a necessity given injury troubles and the sale of Emre Can. Xherdan Shaqiri was likely signed for ‘back-up’, but given his display in yesterday’s 4-1 win over Manchester United, he …

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Mourinho’s Comments On Youth Compared To Klopp’s And Pep’s Are Startling

The negativity surrounding Manchester United’s pre-season preparations was rampant throughout the fan-base, but it is now coming from the manager. United began their pre-season with three straight draws against Club América of Mexico, San Jose Earthquakes and AC Milan, but last night’s 4-1 thumping at the hands of bitter rivals Liverpool certainly represents the nadir. The likes of Paul Pogba, …

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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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Klopp Shrugs Off Mourinho Jibe Ahead Of United Clash

Jurgen Klopp on Friday laughed off suggestions by Jose Mourinho that Liverpool’s transfer spending spree meant the club faced greater pressure to win the Premier League title. Liverpool have spent heavily this year as they attempt to close the gap on champions Manchester City, splashing out more than 200 million pounds for Alisson, Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Virgil …

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Klopp Slams Ramos And Labels Him ‘Brutal’ And A ‘Wrestler’ After Champions League Performance

Liverpool supporters will be excited about what lies ahead.  A busy transfer window has seen them strengthen their squad ahead of the 2018/19 campaign as the Merseyside club look to launch an attack on the Premier League title. However, the summer was a period of reflection and most certainly a case of what could have been. The Champions League final …

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Jurgen Klopp Responds To Jose Mourinho’s Early-Season Mind Games

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JULY 25: Coach Jürgen Klopp during the press conference after the game between Liverpool and Manchester City at MetLife Stadium on July 25, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/International Champions Cup/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has shrugged off Jose Mourinho’s suggestion that the Reds have to win the Premier League title this season. Liverpool have spent roughly £170m this summer in recruiting Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker to Anfield this summer – leading to Mourino’s assertion that the demand on Liverpool to end that near-three decade wait for …

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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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Irish Goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher Impresses In Liverpool’s Victory Over Man City

Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher (R) grabs the ball during the International Champions Cup at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on July 25, 2018. (Photo by KENA BETANCUR / AFP) (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher was given another pre-season run-out in Liverpool’s International Champions Cup clash with Manchester City on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old former Ringmahon Rangers man played for the entire second half of the Reds’ friendly in the Reds’ victory at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, replacing Loris Karius at the restart. Tasked with keeping out the likes …

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Jose Mourinho Puts Pressure On Liverpool To Win The Premier League

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Jose Mourinho has begun this season’s mind games early by stating that Liverpool need to win the Premier League title this season. Jurgen Klopp’s side have spent around £165m in bringing Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson to Anfield, significantly strengthening the squad but also increasing the pressure on Klopp to deliver silverware. Speaking after Man United’s penalty shooutout …

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Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri Hits Back At The Neville Brothers And Charlie Adam

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Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri has fired back at the more vocal critics of his professionalism and work ethic. Pundits Gary Neville had marked the Swiss international down as “unprofessional” during the World Cup and questioned why Liverpool were even pursuing a deal for the 26-year-old, while brother Phil went one further and branded him a “disgrace” for his perceived lack of …

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Klopp Hands Daniel Sturridge Liverpool Lifeline

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Jurgen Klopp says Daniel Sturridge can be a “decisive player” for Liverpool after impressive displays from the injury-plagued striker in pre-season matches. Sturridge, 28, went to West Brom on loan in January but was injured early on and managed just six appearances. With 12 months left on his contract it appeared Sturridge’s Anfield career was over but he has looked …

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