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Liverpool V Man United Showed Just How Far Both Clubs Have Fallen

On a day when Juventus, Barcelona and Real Madrid were all in action, Liverpool versus Man United was supposed to be the showpiece fixture on Sunday afternoon. Instead all it displayed was a painful reminder that both of these teams have slipped shockingly far behind Europe’s elite. This is a match that is generally circled on most calendars at the beginning …

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5 Talking Points From Liverpool Vs Manchester United

It wasn’t pretty in the clash of England’s two biggest clubs, but Manchester United won’t care as they pulled off a classic smash and grab victory at Anfield in order to take three crucial points. The victory keeps them within touching distance of the top 4. Despite it being a largely dull affair, there are still plenty of talking points …

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Who Is Liverpool And Arsenal Target Inaki Williams?

On Friday, The Guardian reported that Liverpool were monitoring Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams. The highly rated 21-year-old has impressed in La Liga this season and it is estimated that he would cost any interested club around £20 million. Williams has been scouted by Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in recent times but any move from an …

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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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Klopp Sets Sights On Caulker To Ease Liverpool’s Defensive Woes

According to Sky Sports’ sources today, Liverpool have approached QPR to enquire about taking Steven Caulker on loan until the end of the season. Caulker is currently on loan with Southampton but is struggling to get game time at St Mary’s this season. Liverpool need defensive reinforcements due to the injuries to Martin Skrtel who will be out for another …

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Cowardly Liverpool Players Are Testing Jürgen Klopp’s Loyalty

Jürgen Klopp once referred to his Dortmund side as having a “monster mentality”. The term came after he had seen his team come from behind to beat Mainz just days after thrashing Ajax 4-1 away in the Champions League. At Upton Park on Saturday, the only beast Klopp’s Liverpool were channelling was the cowardly lion from The Wizard of Oz. Having nervously …

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Liverpool Defender Set For Return 19 Months After Last Competitive Game

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan is to make his return to competitive action after injury kept him out of the fray for over a year and a half.  Flanagan has now returned to full training having undergone two separate knee operations and will feature in an U-21 friendly against Fleetwood Town, according to Sky Sports. The 22-year-old, who hasn’t played in a match …

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Sakho’s Return Will Be A Massive Boost for Liverpool

Another Liverpool player was added to the injury list last weekend as Croatian central defender Dejan Lovren suffered a nasty knee injury against West Brom. Lovren returned to the line up for Liverpool after French defender Mamadou Sakho was out for a number of weeks with a knee injury and impressed enough to be nominated for the November Player of the …

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James McClean On Jurgen Klopp: ‘He’s A Bit Of An Idiot’

The remark came after after Jurgen Klopp refused to shake West Brom manager Tony Pulis’s hand last Sunday. The German’s Liverpool side drew 2-2 with the Baggies at Anfield in what was a feisty encounter, mainly due to Craig Gardner’s tackle on Dejan Lovren. The harsh challenge saw the Liverpool defender leave the ground on crutches. As a result, Jurgen Klopp refused to shake the hand of Pulis because …

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How Can Jurgen Klopp Solve Liverpool’s Anfield Conundrum?

Jürgen Klopp’s arrival on Merseyside in October sparked immense excitement amongst Liverpool fans who had grown tired of watching Brendan Rodgers’ side’s struggles in the early stages of the season. After losing 3-1 at Old Trafford in September, Rodgers went on to draw five of his last six games 1-1 as manager with three of those deadlocks coming at home …

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Video: Klopp Reacts In Typical Normal One Fashion On Hearing Liverpool Could Draw Dortmund

Despite their stale 0-0 draw against FC Sion on Thursday night, Liverpool have advanced to the knockout stage of the Europa League.  With this comes added pressure, as the level of competition the Reds could face substantially increases. One of those potential opponents, as confirmed by a BT Sport reporter, could be Borussia Dortmund, the club Klopp won two Bundesliga titles with …

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Tactics Truck: Klopp’s Liverpool Ineffectual When Counter-Attack Not An Option

Recent away thrashings of Manchester City and Southampton had fueled talk of a surprise Liverpool title challenge. New manager Jurgen Klopp’s rapid implementation of his patented counter-pressing, counter-attacking style resulted in his new charges punishing both sides for their expansiveness. However, results of games in which Liverpool are expected to dominate the ball have been more mixed to say the …

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Liverpool: Kloppology – I Want To Believe

“Football is like boxing, if you land a good hook you should look for the killer blow” (Arrigo Sacchi). Another Tuesday night. Another class over. Back in the car. Back to Mainz. One hundred and twenty five miles. So be it. Jurgen Klopp was coming to the end of his limited playing career as the new millennium dawned. He had …

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