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Liverpool look to Nunez to fill Mane Void

Having lost the productive striker Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, Liverpool have been scouring the world’s top leagues for an effective replacement. The man charged with covering for the departing Senegalese forward is Benfica’s Darwin Nunez but have the Reds made the right choice? It had been rumoured that manager Jurgen Klopp had been scouting his former player Robert Lewandowski. The two had previously been together at Borussia Dortmund but the Polish international chose to switch to Barcelona instead. Lewandowski was a more proven and prolific striker so, can the more inexperienced Nunez fill the gap? Darwin’s Evolution Darwin Nunez joins …

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The draw for the Champions League group stage took place

The draw ceremony for the UEFA Champions League 2021/22 took place in Istanbul, Turkey. Thirty-two clubs will take part in the 67th draw of the most prestigious club tournament of the Old World, the final of which will be held in St. Petersburg. According to the competition rules, clubs from the same association could not get into the same group. Also, UEFA breeds Ukrainian and Russian clubs. At this stage, the Russian champion Zenit, the first and second teams from Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv and Shakhtar, and the Moldovan champion Sheriff recognized their opponents in the group, in particular. This year, …

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All participants of the Champions League group tournament were determined

According to the Champions League qualification play-off round, all participants of the group stage of the tournament were determined. The first basket — Chelsea, Manchester City (both-England), Villarreal, “Atletico (both-Spain), Bayern (Germany), “Inter” (Italy), Lille (France), Sporting (Portugal); The second basket is Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla (all from Spain), Manchester United, Liverpool (both from England), Paris Saint-Germain (France), Juventus (Italy), Borussia Dortmund (Germany); The third basket is Porto, Benfica (both Portugal—, Ajax (Netherlands), Leipzig (Germany), Red Bull Salzburg (Austria), Atalanta (Italy), Zenit (Russia), Shakhtar (Ukraine); The fourth basket is Milan (Italy), Dynamo (Kyiv, Ukraine), Brugge (Belgium), Young Boys (Switzerland), Malmo …

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Liverpool Open Contract Negotiations With Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum, Liverpool

Liverpool have prepared a new deal for Georginio Wijnaldum, according to reports. The Premier League side are ready to extend the contract with the 30-year-old player, but it appears they ignore the midfielder’s main demand. Jurgen Klopp wants to keep the Dutchman at Anfield. However, Liverpool refuse to give the footballer the four-year extension he is asking for. It is reported that the Reds have offered only three years, and it seems club management is unwilling to make concessions. However, Calciomercato claims that Liverpool have made changes in their recent offering trying to convince Wijnaldum to stay in England. According …

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Liverpool Are Targeting Schalke Defender Ozan Kabak

Ozan Kabak, Liverpool, Schalke

The Reds are reportedly planning a move for Ozan Kabak from Schalke, Sport Media Set claims. Moreover, the Bundesliga side are ready to reduce their asking price for the 20-year-old player. Jurgen Klopp is looking for a new centre-back to bolster the squad following the injury suffered by Virgil van Dijk. Ben White, who currently plays for Brighton & Hove Albion, is Liverpool’s top target in that position. But the former Newport County loanee seems to be too expensive for Klopp’s side. Ozan Kabak is another footballer on Liverpool’s radar and he seems to be a good choice for the …

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Liverpool Identify Virgil Van Dijk Replacements For January Transfer Window

Virgil Van Dijk, Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool are looking for a replacement for Virgil van Dijkthey to pursue in the winter transfer window. The 29-year old centre-back is expected to skip most of the campaign because of the injury he got in the match against Everton. The Premier League giants are targeting two players, but everything can change during these several months. Liverpool are currently linked with footballers such as Dayot Upamecano and Antonio Rudiger. However, according to reports, there are also two targets at the top of the Reds’ wish list. The insider states that the name of Ben White has been regularly raised at …

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Liverpool Finally Agree A £27 Million Deal To Sign Thiago Alcantara

Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool, Premier League, Bayern Munich

Liverpool is going to sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich. According to The Athletic, the Premier League club have finally agreed a fee with the Bundesliga side. As it turns out, the Reds are ready to pay £27 million for the Spanish international. The 29-year-old player has been eyed by Liverpool all summer, but there were fears that Jurgen Klopp’s club wouldn’t be able to meet Bayern’s asking price. Those concerns are now over, as a transfer deal has currently been agreed between the sides. The former Barcelona man has shown great results in Bayern’s winning season in 2019/20 and …

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Liverpool Midfielder Wijnaldum Agrees To Join Barcelona This Summer

Georginio Wijnaldum, Barcelona, Liverpool, La Liga, Premier League

Good news for Barcelona fans! Georginio Wijnaldum is planning to swap England for Spain this summer. According to reports, he has agreed to move to Camp Nou from Liverpool. The Dutch international has finally given his approval to sign a three-year contract with the Catalan side. It will be the first transfer for Barca under Ronald Koeman’s leadership. The Liverpool midfielder has been at the center of transfer rumors for several weeks as his contract with the Reds nears to expire. The same report claims that the Spanish club have yet to agree on a fee for the 29-year-old footballer. …

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Barcelona Are Reportedly Looking To Sign Liverpool’s Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum, Barcelona, Liverpool, Premier League, La Liga

Ronald Koeman wishes to see Liverpool footballer Georginio Wijnaldum in Barcelona, reports claim. However, there are no indications that the midfielder will move to the Catalan club as negotiations have yet to begin. Barca started to express their interest in the 29-year-old after significant changes were made in the Spanish side. Having cooperated with Koeman in the Netherlands national team, the Dutchman appeared to be a good option for the LaLiga club. Wijnaldum has started the final year of his deal, and no extension negotiations have taken place at Anfield for a while. Blaugrana are aware of that fact, but …

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New Coach For Milan: Will Rangnick Emulate Klopp’s Liverpool at San Siro?

Ralf Rangnick, Milan, Serie A, Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Liverpool became champions of England after a 30-year drought, and Jurgen Klopp takes well-deserved credit for this triumph. Can his success be copied? Ralf Rangnick will verify in practice, as recently he agreed to become Milan manager for the start of the 2020–21 campaign. Milan’s last considerable award came in 2011 after they won Serie A in 2011, and Rangnick’s appointment as a coach can be a turning point for Milan in this situation. Rangnick does have impressive experience under his belt. As Leipzig’s manager, he lifted the club from the fourth row of German football to the Champions League. …

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Liverpool Lallana Won’t Play For The Club Again, Says Klopp

Jürgen Klopp, Adam Lallana, Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp confirms that Adam Lallana will leave the club when the season concludes. Klopp says he won’t choose Lallana to take part in Liverpool’s final matches during this campaign because he wants to protect the footballer’s next career move. The 32-year-old penned a short-term extension to his deal in Liverpool to see out the 2019–20 season. However, he has not been in four matches for the Premier League champions since the restart after the COVID-19 crisis. The attacking midfielder had several injuries during the last two seasons, and now Klopp doesn’t want to jeopardize his future transfers, …

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Jesse Marsch: Liverpool might be an excellent choice for Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland, Liverpool, Jesse March

Jesse Marsch who is a coacher of Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg thinks that Liverpool might be an excellent choice for Erling Haaland as his next club. Jesse Marsch thinks that Haaland is a very talented player. All his advantages, including speed, power, flexibility, and tenacity will definitely lead him to the group of the best players in the whole world. Moreover, the coach believes that the tactical intelligence of Haaland, his ambitions, discipline, and desire to grow is the great mix that makes Haaland a unique player. Haaland is fascinated with the explosive style of playing, so his behavior …

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Jaap Stam Praised the Rise of Liverpool’s Defender

Jaap Stam, Virgil Van Dijk, Liverpool

A fascinating rise of Virgil van Dijk has been praised by Jaap Stam, a Dutch football manager. Stam thinks that it’s really exciting to see how a Dutch defender achieving his goals and rising. It’s very notable as nobody believed in Dijk, nobody looked at him like at the remarkable defender. Thus, big teams in the Netherlands had no desire to work with him, but Dijk decided to go to Scotland and play there for Celtic. There was a fascinating development, several tough leagues, and finally Liverpool. Now he is a great defender, who still struggles with challenges and strives …

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Jurgen Klopp had an online meeting with Timo Werner as Liverpool mull over the transfer

Timo Werner, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool has been extensively linked with Timo Werner, a professional footballer from Germany, who is a striker of RB Leipzig. Werner also is the object of interest for other clubs, including Chelsea. Raphael Honigstein, a football expert from Germany, has claimed that Jurgen Klopp had an online meeting with Timo Werner. He was closing in on a £52 million shift to Liverpool before the COVID-19 ruined the plans. Honigstein suggests that Werner and Klopp have some hesitations concerning the future deal as they don’t know the influence of soccer coming back. They both are waiting for the time, when everything …

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Jurgen Klopp’s impression from the return to Liverpool training — “I felt like a schoolboy”

Jurgen Klopp’s impression from the return to Liverpool training - “I felt like a schoolboy”

Jurgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, was very excited to return to long-awaited training after the COVID-19 quarantine that brought soccer to a standstill two months ago. Thus, for Klopp Wednesday was like his first day of school.  Yesterday’s session was the first time Liverpool footballers have taken to their Melwood training pitches since the start of coronavirus quarantine. The representatives of leading teams decided to renew training at Monday’s shareholders’ meeting, there were no objections concerning the matter. According to the so-called ‘Project Restart’,  players can train, but there are some restrictions.  Yesterday Klopp saw just 10 players and …

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Virgil Van Dijk’s contract and other EU transfers

“virgil van dijk’s contract and other eu transfers”

It has been reported that Virgil van Dijk will stay at Liverpool at least until the end of 2025. In 2018, the 28-year-old player left Southampton in favor of Anfield attracted by $92,36m. The deal suggested he would stay with the club at least until 2023. Now the player has reportedly made another deal with the Reds. The new contract will enable him to gain about $246,290 on a weekly basis, which is apparently more than his previous outcome of $153,930 a week. Nevertheless, Van Dijk doesn’t appear to be the most expensive defender in the world any longer because …

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