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Carabao Cup draw: Chelsea set for Anfield clash

Carabao Cup draw: Chelsea set for Anfield clash

Eight-time League Cup winners Liverpool have been drawn at home against Chelsea in the pick of the Carabao Cup third round ties. All ties will be played on the week commencing September 24, with Liverpool and Chelsea’s meeting coming days before their Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on September 29. The last time both sides met in a League Cup clash was in the semi-finals of the competition back in 2015, where Chelsea triumphed 2-1 on aggregate. Elsewhere, reigning champions Manchester City head to Oxford United of Sky Bet League One. Frank Lampard will confront one of his former managers …

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Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits facing Paris Saint-Germain is one of the toughest teams to play in the Champions League and he is bracing up for the challenge. After the results of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw were known, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the most difficult team to face is PSG. “PSG are one of the most exciting teams in the world and I think their target is to win the Champions League, so that will be two interesting matches,” he told Sky Sports. “I am looking forward to watching PSG a bit more often, which is …

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Sven-Goran Erikson is a life-long liverpool fan

Sven-Goran Erikson is a life-long liverpool fan

Former Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has opened up on his love for Liverpool ever since he was young, just like his father. Eriksson, 70, revealed he has a secret love for the Reds, but couldn’t allow it to be public knowledge during his stint as the England boss. The Swede managed the Three Lions between 2001 and 2006 and claims he still watches the Premier League. “I’ve always been a Liverpool fan,’ Eriksson said, according to Sky Sports. ‘I can say that now, I couldn’t say that when I was in England but I was always since I was …

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Pique: Klopp and Guardiola’s style, completely different

Pique: Klopp and Guardiola’s style, completely different

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp uses a completely different tactical system to that of Pep Guardiola, says Barcelona defender Gerard Pique. Pique returned to the Camp Nou in 2008 during Guardiola’s reign following a four-year spell at Manchester United. The Spanish defender emerged as one of the most sought-after defenders in European football under Guardiola’s tutelage and has since been a prominent member of the Barcelona squad. But even the 31-year-old reckoned that his former boss would find it tougher this season due to the football Liverpool produce. Klopp’s style of a high-octane counter-attack defeated City thrice last season, and they are expected to …

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Clean sheet is down to team effort- Alisson

Clean sheet is down to team effort- Alisson

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has credited his teammates for an excellent start to life at Anfield. Alisson has been in scintillating form since his big-money move from Roma and has kept three clean sheets in all the club’s outings thus far. The 25-year-old shot-stopper told the Liverpool website: “Hopefully I will keep helping the team, it is a teamwork. “I have my contribution, but I am not the main responsibility for the clean sheets. “If we do not concede we will be close to winning, because our attack is really good. View this post on Instagram Clean sheet is down …

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The Reds are not the finished article yet- Klopp

The Reds are not the finished article yet- Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes they are still a long way from being the finished article, despite being top of the league with a 100 percent record. The Reds are currently top of the league after three matches, scoring seven goals all with a clean slate, but Jurgen Klopp believes there is still room for improvement if they want to lift the Premier League, and reasonably so. “Nine points after three games, I never heard anything negative about that,” Klopp said. “We didn’t concede a goal, nothing negative about that,” Klopp told Sky Sports. “If you watched the games – …

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Mane is aiming for consistent World-class display- Klopp

Mane is aiming for consistent World-class display- Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is now convinced he deserves to be part of football’s elite. The Reds manager revealed that the Mane’s new-found confidence in recent weeks could take him to the next level and help him sustain a world-class level. “Now he’s much more secure that this is his level,” said Klopp. “The players surprise themselves sometimes. ‘Wow, really? That’s how good I am?’ We all need to show our best and get used to it. “It’s quality. We have to make sure we can show that every week. Who scores the goals is not too important, but …

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Liverpool is not for sale- FSG

Liverpool is not for sale- FSG

Liverpool’s owners have said the club is not for sale but that they would be open to minority investment amid reports of a takeover, according to Sky Sports. Recent reports emanated that Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan failed in a £2billion attempt to take over the club at the end of 2017. “FSG have been clear and consistent in their stance that the club is not for sale,” Liverpool said in a statement. “What the ownership have said again clearly and consistently is that ‘under the right terms and conditions we would consider taking on a minority investor, if …

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Liverpool will win the Premier League title- Pearce

Liverpool will win the Premier League title- Pearce

Former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce predicts Liverpool will pip Manchester City to the Premier League crown this season. The Reds have won their first two top-flight games and put in an impressive display in their 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday Night. Jurgen Klopp’s men have come close to winning trophies in recent years, but have failed to win any of the finals including the loss to Madrid in Kiev back in May. However, Pearce who was in the dugout for the Hammers last season believes the Reds have the experience and belief to end their title jinx. “I personally think they’ll win the league this year,” he said. “I think it’s …

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Klopp plays down Premier League title talk

Klopp plays down Premier League title talk

Jurgen Klopp has played down talks that Liverpool is ready to launch a Premier League title challenge. Liverpool recorded a 2-0 win at Selhurst Park on Monday to move second in the Premier League table after two games, leaving them only behind defending champions Manchester City. A second successive clean sheet, followed up by goals from James Milner and Sadio Mane, saw Liverpool state their case as potential league winners. But Klopp feels it is far too early to talk about Liverpool potentially topping the table at the end of the season for the first time since 1989-90.   View …

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Carra and Neville’s Premier League predictions

Carra and Neville’s Premier League predictions

Sky Sports pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher have given their predictions for the Premier League season. After two matches played in the 2018/19 Premier League season, Both pundits have shared their thoughts on how the season will pan out. Champions – Man City ‘Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are chasing City, and they have to gain encouragement from somewhere in the first part of the season. In the first two games, there’s been no encouragement against Arsenal and Huddersfield. Someone has to leave one on City and leave a seed of doubt that they can be caught.’ Top …

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Salah, Ronaldo and Modric in UEFA’s top three

Salah, Ronaldo and Modric in UEFA’s top three

Mohamed Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Luka Modric are on the three-man shortlist for the 2017-18 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award. Salah got the nod for his contribution to Liverpool’s Champions League campaign where they finished as runners-up in the competition The former Roma winger was in scintillating form last season as scored an incredible 44 goals for the Reds. Ronaldo was nominated after winning a record fifth Champions League title – his third in straight succession for Real Madrid – and finishing top scorer in the competition for a sixth season running. And finally, Modric had a brilliant season …

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Roy Hodgson tips Liverpool for title glory

Roy Hodgson tips Liverpool for title glory

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has revealed that Liverpool are ready for a Premier League title challenge under Jurgen Klopp. The Reds will face Hodgson’s men in Monday night’s Premier League clash at Selhurst Park, and the former Three Lions manager thinks that Liverpool are good enough to challenge Manchester City for the Premier League title. Liverpool finished fourth last season and 25 points behind Champions Manchester City. According to Goal, the former Liverpool manager Hodgson is tipping them to lift the trophy in May. Hodgson said: “It’s a big club. It’s a long time since I was there.” “The people …

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James Milner: Liverpool needs to end trophy drought

James Milner: Liverpool needs to end trophy drought

Liverpool vice-captain James Milner admits that the club needs to give an extra push in their bid to land major silverware, with trophies “expected” at Anfield. The Reds are one of the most decorated British teams of all time, and their fans enter any given campaign confident that their side will be in the mix for top honours. It has, however, been six years since the last success was toasted, with Kenny Dalglish overseeing a League Cup triumph in 2012. And Milner concedes that the time has come for a star-studded side to deliver. He told Premier League productions: “A club …

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Jurgen Klopp plays down De Bruyne injury

Jurgen Klopp plays down De Bruyne injury

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp doesn’t believe the injury of Kevin De Bruyne will have any impact on the title race considering Manchester City’s squad depth. The Belgian playmaker was City’s star man last season, but he is currently facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury in training. Most bookmakers tipped Klopp’s Liverpool ahead of the season to give the Cityzens a good run for their money. But the Reds boss has played down the injury of De Bruyne suggesting they can cope without him. Speaking exclusively to Sky Sports, Klopp feels City have more than enough …

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Liverpool defender Klavan heading to Cagliari

Liverpool defender Klavan heading to Cagliari

Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan is closing in on a move to Serie A side Cagliari according to latest reports in Italy. Both clubs are in advanced talks to wrap up the deal for the Estonian skipper who is in the final year of his contract at the club. It’s believed the Serie A club will pay £2m for the 32-year-old defender who joined Liverpool from Bundesliga club Augsburg in the summer of 2016. View this post on Instagram Liverpool defender Klavan heading to Cagliari A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 17, 2018 at 4:11am PDT Klavan has never established himself as …

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