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Liverpool V Manchester City: A Combined Best XI Based On This Season’s Stats


Liverpool and Manchester City square off on Saturday evening in a game that could have major repercussions for both sides’ respective Premier League title challenges. Jurgen Klopp’s side, fresh off the back of a comprehensive 4-1 against Stoke, will be looking to finish 2016 unbeaten in the league, while Pep Guardiola’s men, having seen off Hull on Monday, are aiming …

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The Stats Behind Adam Lallana’s Dominant Display For Liverpool Vs. Middlesbrough

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Adam Lallana of Liverpool celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Liverpool at Riverside Stadium on December 14, 2016 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool returned to winning ways on Wednesday night with a well-earned 3-0 victory against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Divock Oirigi continued his rich vein of form by scoring his fifth goal in as many games, either side of efforts from the in-form Adam Lallana. The 28-year-old has been a player reborn under manager Jürgen Klopp, scoring and assisting at …

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Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool Star Roberto Firmino Was A £29 Million Bargain


Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp believes that his Brazilian star Roberto Firmino was a bargain acquisition, despite his £29 million price tag. Firmino joined in the summer of 2015 for a sizeable sum from German Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim – in fact, the fee was so large it was the second biggest incoming transfer in Liverpool’s history at the time, and many …

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Gunners & Reds React To Firmino’s ‘Anti-Arsenal Clause’

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool (R) attempts to take the ball past Vito Mannone of Sunderland (L) during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on November 26, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

It’s been a strange 24 hours in the world of football with the famed ‘Football Leaks’ releasing information (via Get French Football) which claims Roberto Firmino has an ‘anti-Arsenal clause’ in his contract.  This whole story has of course brought about memories of the north London club’s apparent attempts to lure Luis Suarez south having bid £40 million plus £1, …

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‘Football Leaks’ Reveal Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino Has Bizarre ‘Anti-Arsenal’ Clause In His Contract

DERBY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool in action during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Derby County and Liverpool at iPro Stadium on September 20, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

The ‘Football Leaks’ revelations have seen a number of odd contract practices thrown up in recent days. Among the allegations pertaining to Mario Balotelli’s “no red cards” bonus at Liverpool, to Toby Alderweireld’s apparent €30m release clause, comes the revelation that the Anfield side have installed an “anti-Arsenal” clause into the contract of forward Roberto Firmino. Le Soir specifically state: …

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Frustrated Liverpool Fans React To 0-0 Draw Against Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool reacts during the Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Liverpool endured something of a frustrating afternoon at St. Mary’s, coming away with one point in a 0-0 stalemate. The visitors had plenty of chances, the best of which fell to Roberto Firmino and former Saint Nathaniel Clyne, but in the end Liverpool and Southampton shared the points on a rainy Saturday afternoon. They will feel they should have won …

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Opinion: Don’t Write Daniel Sturridge Off At Liverpool Just Yet

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Substitute Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool looks on from the bench during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 22, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have exceeded the expectations of many through the impressive start they have made to the season. Currently residing at the summit of English football  they also top the charts for goals scored, shots on target and chances created. This is a team characterised by an indomitable collective spirit, jettisoning its past reliance on star names. Victory away …

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Liverpool Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Southampton Clash [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Claudio Yacob of West Bromwich Albion (L) and Adam Lallana of Liverpool (R) battle for possession during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 22, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Liverpool will travel to Southampton this weekend, but a former Saint has reportedly been ruled out. Midfielder Adam Lallana was taken off during England’s 2-2 draw against Spain at Wembley after less than half an hour, having opened the scoring, and the groin injury he suffered will stop him from making the St. Mary’s reunion on Saturday. The Daily Mail …

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Latest Kop Chant Shows Just How Confident Liverpool Supporters Are

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Fans show their support during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Watford at Anfield on November 6, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

It is a good time to be a Liverpool supporter. Top of the league following their weekend thrashing of Watford, they appear in imperious form. It is testament to their offensive prowess given that they have achieved all this despite questionable defending at times. They have now scored 30 goals this premier league season. To put that in context, it’s …

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Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United: Five Things We Learned

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Paul Pogba of Manchester United is closed down by Jordan Henderson of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on October 17, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool and Manchester United played out a scoreless draw on Monday in a match that could generously be described as dull. The away side’s disruption tactics ensured that the Liverpool could never find their rhythm, and but for a couple of fine saves from David De Gea and a chance for Zlatan Ibrahomovic, there was little of note to report on. …

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