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Report: Jurgen Klopp keen on signing 26-yr-old playmaker for Liverpool

Liverpool have been linked with a move for the Udinese midfielder Rodrigo de Paul for the second time this month. We recently covered a report from England linking the player with a move to Anfield and now Corriere dello Sport have picked up on those claims as well. The Italian publication claims that the 26-year-old Argentine is a target for Jürgen Klopp. The central midfielder has done quite well in the Italian League over the past year and he could prove to be a quality addition to the Liverpool midfield. As per the report, a fee of more than €40 million could be required to lure the midfielder away from Udinese at the end of this season. SL View: Replacement for Naby Keita? The Reds could definitely use some extra creativity in the middle of the park. Liverpool midfielde...

Premier League 2020/21 Week 19: EPL Results & Table

The 19th round of fixtures in the Premier League features some important matches at both ends of the table. Liverpool versus Manchester United is the standout game, with the two old enemies set to go head-to-head at Anfield on Sunday. The lunchtime match at Molineux got the weekend off to a thrilling start as West Bromwich Albion triumphed 3-2 against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Wolves led 2-1 at the break, with Fabio Silva and Willy Boly turning things around after Matheus Pereira’s penalty had given the Baggies an early lead. However, goals in the second half by Semi Ajayi and another Pereira penalty gave Sam Allardyce his first victory as West Brom manager. There are two games at 3.00 pm, with West Ham United hosting Burnley while Leeds United take on Brighton & Hove Albion. HALF-TIME ...

Report: Liverpool keen on French duo, contact made with 22-yr-old’s representatives

Liverpool are interested in signing the RB Leipzig defenders Dayot Upamecano and Ibrahima Konate. According to Christian Falk, Liverpool have contacted the representatives of Upamecano along with Bayern Munich and Chelsea. TRUE ✅ @ChelseaFC have contact to the Management of Dayot Upamecano. Like @FCBayern and @LFC. Liverpool is also interested in Ibrahima Konaté @BILD_Sport pic.twitter.com/uVh2B7falh — Christian Falk (@cfbayern) January 15, 2021 The 22-year-old French defender is highly rated around Europe and it is hardly a surprise that the top European clubs are vying for his services. According to the Guardian, the German outfit will not sell the 22-year-old this month but his suitors will be able to activate his £37.4 million release clause in the summer. Konate has done an imp...

‘Sell him and move on’ – Some Liverpool fans react to Klopp’s update on 25-yr-old

Liverpool take on Manchester United in the Premier League this weekend and Jurgen Klopp has confirmed a number of injury blows for the Reds. During his pre-match presser, the Liverpool manager confirmed that midfielder Naby Keita won’t be involved against United with an injury and Joel Matip is close to returning but he hasn’t had sufficient training so far. It seems that the defender could miss out once again and Liverpool might have to field a makeshift back four against United. Klopp says Naby Keita will not be involved v United.#LFC — Neil Jones (@neiljonesgoal) January 15, 2021 Jurgen Klopp says Joel Matip is “close” to returning. “Does it make sense to throw him in with one or two sessions he hasn’t done yet? I don’t know, we have to decide, look at him, how he trains. We have differ...

Report: Man Utd handed injury boost, Solskjaer confirms 25-yr-old could play on Sunday

Manchester United travel to Anfield this weekend and they will be hoping to extend their lead at the top of the table with a win at Anfield. The Red Devils have not had much joy against the Premier League champions in recent seasons and they will be hoping to pull off an upset here. OGS says given Liverpool’s status as PL champions and home record it would be ‘an upset and a shock’ if @ManUtd won at Anfield on Sunday. Says no fans an advantage for his team. “We are the challengers, the hunters.” — Simon Stone (@sistoney67) January 15, 2021 Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five matches against United but they are going through a rough patch right now and the visitors will fancy their chances of victory. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Anthony Martial could be fit for Sun...

Predicted Man Utd XI vs Liverpool: Solskjaer to make two changes, 24-yr-old to start

Manchester United travel to Anfield for their Premier League game against Liverpool on Sunday and they will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the table with a win here. The Old Trafford outfit have been excellent on their travels this season and they will fancy their chances against a struggling Liverpool side this weekend. Liverpool have picked up just two wins in their last six league games and they will be under pressure to deliver a good result against their bitter rivals. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have picked up seven wins and a draw in eight away games this term. Liverpool have a formidable record at home as well and the Reds will be desperate to protect that. They are currently undefeated in 46 matches in the Premier League. Solskjaer should be able to field a full-stre...

Manchester United legend hails “special” Anfield atmosphere ahead of Liverpool clash on Sunday

Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole has spoken of his love for playing at Anfield, describing the occasion as “special”. Cole, who is the Premier League’s third all time top goalscorer at the time of writing, played for the Red Devils for seven years, winning five league titles and a Champions League among other silverware. His partnership with fellow striker Dwight Yorke was a notorious part of Sir Alex Ferguson’s treble winners in 1999. The former England international scored four times against Liverpool during his time at Man Utd – with all four of those goals coming at Anfield. Andy Cole enjoyed playing at Anfield, scoring four times there for Man Utd Cole has spoken about the atmosphere at Anfield during a big game, labelling it as “special”. Speaking to Sky Sports, Cole said: ...

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Will VAR play a role on Sunday?

Video Assistant Referee. The mere mention of VAR will probably leave many of you gnashing your teeth and that is a perfectly understandable reaction. Follow any live Premier League game on social media and you’ll undoubtedly see plenty of negativity about VAR. For instance, exhibit number one: It could have been a red card for either side – a big decision for the referee! After a lengthy review, the hosts are awarded a free-kick and Luke Shaw is yellow carded… 📺 Watch on Sky Sports!📱 Follow #BURMUN here: https://t.co/JPE6syy79J📲 Download the @SkySports app! pic.twitter.com/SRHlzVbobA — Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 12, 2021 The VAR-related anger in the replies to that tweet were topped by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during Manchester United’s game at Bur...

‘Offered to Liverpool’ – Fabrizio Romano shares update on Arsenal centre-back

According to Italian journalist and transfer expert Fabrizio Romano on the ‘Here we go’ podcast, Arsenal centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos has been offered to Liverpool. The Greek international was excluded from the Gunners’ Premier League and Europa League squads for the 2020-21 season, and he is expected to leave the North London outfit before the end of the January transfer window. While he has also been linked with a move to Genoa, he could remain in England should Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp decide to be reunited with him. “He was offered to Liverpool too, you know that? Romano said. “Liverpool were looking for an opportunity and he was offered to Liverpool, but at the moment he’s not an option. “Yes, also he could be an opportunity, he was an opportunity because he was offered...

Former Premier League referee slams “hypocrite” Jurgen Klopp

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has responded to Jurgen Klopp’s comments about the amount of penalties awarded to Manchester United. Klopp recently made headlines following Liverpool’s 1-0 away defeat to Southampton. His side had a penalty appeal waved away when winger Sadio Mane went down under a challenge from Kyle Walker-Peters. Mane’s penalty appeal was turned down After the game, the German was fuming, stating that “Man Utd had more penalties in two years than me in five and a half years.” Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg has responded to this claim, believing that the comments are mind games ahead of Sunday’s huge game between Liverpool and Man Utd at Anfield. Writing for the Daily Mail, Clattenburg said: “It was mind games — an attempt to influence refer...

Liverpool defender set for Germany move

Liverpool centre-back Sepp van den Berg is set to go on loan to a side in Germany, according to Football Insider. The young Dutchman joined Liverpool in the summer transfer window of 2019 from PEC Zwolle, in a deal worth up to £4.4 million. He has made four appearances for the Reds in all competitions. Van den Berg has not made an appearance in the Premier League yet However, the 19-year-old is still yet to make his Premier League debut, even after the injuries to teammates Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. Fellow youngsters Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips are evidently ahead of Van den Berg in the pecking order. Liverpool want the centre-back to get some regular first-team experience, which he is unlikely to get at Anfield at this moment. As a result, they have sought to send him ...

Report: Rangers ‘leading the chase’ for Liverpool striker, Neil Lennon keen too

According to 90min, Rangers and Celtic are leading the chase for Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi as the Scottish Premiership duo look to strengthen their attack for the second half of 2020-21 and beyond. Sportslens View The Nigerian forward is currently on loan at Bundesliga side Union Berlin, and his form has attracted some Premier League sides and other suitors. Awoniyi has five goals and an assist in 13 league games this term, and his form is one of the reasons why Berlin are hopeful of playing European football next season following a brilliant start to the campaign. Rangers have established themselves as huge favourites to win the Scottish Premiership title this term, with 21 points separating them from second-placed Celtic. Nevertheless, Light Blues manager Steven Gerrard is keen to ...