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Liverpool Facing Defensive Injury Crisis Ahead Of Crystal Palace Clash

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUDNAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on April 19, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool’s pursuit of the top four continues this weekend, but Jurgen Klopp has yet more injuries to contend with. The Reds welcome Crystal Palace this weekend as they look to put some distance between themselves and Manchester City in fourth place, but they will have to face the Eagles without three central defenders. Speaking to the media on Thursday morning …

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The Heavily Rotated XI Liverpool Could Put Out Against Plymouth

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on January 2, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Liverpool welcome League Two side Plymouth Argyle to Anfield this weekend, looking to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Manager Jurgen Klopp knows that anything other than a win for his side would be hugely embarrassing for the club so victory will be demanded from whatever side he puts out. Fixture congestion around this time last year …

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How A Rotated Liverpool Side Could Line Up Against Sunderland

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool and Emre Can of Liverpool celebrate victory during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on December 31, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool face their second match in less than 48 hours when they travel to relegation-threatened Sunderland on Monday. Jurgen Klopp’s side ground out an important 1-0 win against Manchester City on Saturday, but they will be strong favourites as they take on a Sunderland side still smarting from a 4-1 defeat to Burnley at the weekend. With such a short …

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Sky Sports Fuel Reports Lucas Leiva Is Set To Leave Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Lucas Leiva of Liverpool beats Souleymane Doukara of Leeds United to the ball during the EFL Cup Quarter-Final match between Liverpool and Leeds United at Anfield on November 29, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Lucas Leiva’s near-decade spell at Liverpool could be about to come to an end. Sky Sports have corroborated reports in the Guardian on Monday that the Brazilian midfielder is in talks with Inter Milan about a possible loan deal to take him to the San Siro until the end of the season. The 29-year-old’s contract is set to expire at …

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Five Talking Points As Liverpool Sweep Middlesbrough Aside

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Adam Lallana (2nd R) of Liverpool celebrates scoring the opening goal with his team mates during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Liverpool at Riverside Stadium on December 14, 2016 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Liverpool overcame their recent wobble to dispatch Middlesbrough 3-0 at the Riverside Stadium, ascending to second place in the Premier League table in the process. Two goals from Adam Lallana either side of Divock Origi’s fifth in as many games (which Lallana assisted) gave Jürgen Klopp’s side the win they desperately needed, in a game that produced a number of …

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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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Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp Has Come To A Final Decision On Mamadou Sakho [Report]

BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Brooks Lennon (right) of Liverpool celebrates his goal with Mamadou Sakho during the Liverpool v Everton Premier League 2 game at Prenton Park on October 23, 2016 in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Mamadou Sakho’s Liverpool career looks to be coming to an end. The French international defender hasn’t played for the first team since April, and has effectively been banished from the first team since being sent home by manager Jürgen Klopp from the club’s tour of the United States during the summer. Klopp later instructed Sakho to leave Anfield on a short-term …

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Watch: Liverpool’s Lucas Gives Brilliant Response To Mistake That Caused Leicester Goal

Liverpool's U23s Lucas Leiva during Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 v Liverpool U23, at Emirates stadium London, on August 26, 2016. (Photo by Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva had an interesting evening against Leicester City on Saturday. The Brazilian was thrown into the starting eleven as an emergency centre-back, as Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan and Mamadou Sakho were all unable to start due to injury. An otherwise decent performance from the 29-year-old was marred somewhat, as a heavily misplaced backpass to Simon Mignolet, having initially …

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Liverpool 4-1 Leicester: Twitter Reacts To A Hammering At Anfield

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Adam Lallana of Liverpool celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield on September 10, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool played their first home Premier League game of the season this evening, and welcomed champions Leicester City as their first Anfield opponents. Manager Jurgen Klopp had called on his Liverpool side to “unleash hell” in front of the new main stand, which raised the capacity of the ground to over 54,000, and they certainly did that. Leicester were put …

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