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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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Liverpool Set To Offload Fringe Players In Summer Clearout

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

Liverpool could be set for a significant summer clear-out in the coming weeks as they look to trim their squad. The Reds have added Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker over the course of this summer – and while that quartet set Liverpool back £170m, the clearout is more about streamlining the squad rather than a need to …

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Five Potential Liverpool Midfield Alternatives To Naby Keita

MAINZ, GERMANY - APRIL 05: Naby Keita of Leipzig celebrates his team's third goal during the Bundesliga match between 1. FSV Mainz 05 and RB Leipzig at Opel Arena on April 5, 2017 in Mainz, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Getty Images)

Unless RB Leipzig have a serious change of heart, then it looks as though Liverpool’s bid to sign Naby Keita is doomed to failure. The Premier League side have already seen two bids, of £57m and £66m respectively, rejected by the German outfit, and while there are reports that Liverpool may return with a third (and final) bid of over …

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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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Eight Premier League Players Nominated For ‘Golden Boy’ Award

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Italian publication Tuttosport have this morning published the full list of nominees for their annual Golden Boy award. The award, created in 2003, is voted on by sports journalists from select publications across Europe, to a player under the age of 21 who is deemed to have had the most impressive calendar year (i.e. the back end of last season …

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An Alternative Take On Liverpool’s Summer Signings So Far

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 30: Sadio Mane of Liverpool FC in action against AC Milan during the International Champions Cup match at Levi's Stadium on July 30, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

It seems to be an unwritten rule of reporting on soccer that any new signing can’t just be themselves. They must be tagged as ‘just like Gareth Bale’ or ‘the next Ronaldo’ or ‘a young John Terry’. Understandably, such descriptions that we hear on almost a daily basis during the summer turn out to be far from the mark. But …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Officially Unveil £25m Signing Georginio Wijnaldum

Wijnaldum Liverpool

Liverpool have this evening confirmed the signing of Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle. After several days of negotiation, Liverpool reached an agreement with Newcastle for the transfer, for a fee believed to be in the region of £25m. Having successfully undergone a medical and agreed personal terms, Wijnaldum put pen to paper on a five-year deal at Anfield and will now join Jurgen Klopp’s …

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Jürgen Klopp Confirms Liverpool Summer Clear-Out

BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - JULY 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a Pre-Season Friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 8, 2016 in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has confirmed that he has too many players currently at his disposal. Klopp was speaking after Liverpool’s opening pre-season friendly last night – a 1-0 victory against Tranmere at Prenton Park – and he admitted that a number of players would have to leave the club, as the squad has simply become too bloated. In quotes carried …

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Liverpool Face Battle To Sign €30m German Sensation

Moenchengladbach's midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud runs during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Hoffenheim in Moenchengladbach, western Germany, on April 24, 2016.

Despite the £30m capture of Sadio Mané earlier in the week, Liverpool are pushing ahead with plans for more signings as they look to break into the top four. With deals for Mané, Loris Karius, Marko Grujić and Joël Matip already completed, Liverpool have now turned their attention to another prime target, Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud. Manager Jürgen Klopp has had a …

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Jürgen Klopp Explains Why He Signed Sadio Mané For Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)Sadio Mane new signing of Liverpool at Melwood Training Ground on June 28, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Sadio Mané became Jürgen Klopp’s fourth major signing when he finalised his move to Liverpool from Southampton on Tuesday. The 24 year old joins other new arrivals Marko Grujić, Joël Matip and Loris Karius as Klopp builds his new-look squad ahead of the new Premier League season. The Reds boss revealed that the £30m signing brings to an end a four year chase …

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Top Serie A Striker Interested In Liverpool Move [Report]

NAPLES, ITALY - MAY 14: Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli celebrates his team's 4th goal during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and Frosinone Calcio at Stadio San Paolo on May 14, 2016 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)

With Liverpool not qualifying for European competition next season, the general assumption was that they would struggle to nail down some of their more ambitious summer transfer targets. Though they have already signed Joël Matip, Marko Grujić and Loris Karius, moves for the likes of Mario Götze have been seriously affected by the side’s failure to qualify for next year’s Champions League. Nonetheless, the …

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French Report: Liverpool Send Scouts To Watch Paris Saint-Germain Star

<> at Camp Nou on April 20, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool rebuilding project looks like it will be quick yet comprehensive this summer. With Joël Matip and Marko Grujić already arriving, Piotr Zieliński heavily linked and further reinforcements to replace the likely departures of Christian Benteke, Joe Allen and Martin Skrtel, not to mention Mamadou Sakho’s suspension and the probable signing of a new goalkeeper, it promises to be a period …

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