Radio Silence Of Window A Sign Of Things To Come At Liverpool FC?

Radio Silence Of Window A Sign Of Things To Come At Liverpool FC?

Radio silence makes everyone nervous, particularly when it comes to transfers. Having allowed Coutinho to make his highly anticipated big-money move to Barcelona midway through the season with the top-four, FA Cup and Champions League still all to play for represents a huge risk from Jurgen Klopp and the owners. Naturally, that's sent fans into meltdown over who could possibly replace the Brazilian's verve and creativity in the No.10 role. Such unease hasn't been helped by the stark lack of …
Leon Goretzka: A Midfield Maestro

Leon Goretzka: A Midfield Maestro

Leon Goretzka is a familiar name to Liverpool fans now, having risen to footballing prominence during Germany's Confederations Cup campaign. But with new reports emerging of a potential transfer in January, to a Premier League club, Goretzka was one of the main points of discussion on the Euro Incision podcast, in which Bundesliga expert Jonathan Harding gave a quick profile of the coveted 22 year-old German international. You can find the Euro Incision Podcast as part of AnfieldIndex.com's subscriber content on …
Goretzka's Pro-Active Approach Makes Him An Ideal Signing For Liverpool

Goretzka's Pro-Active Approach Makes Him An Ideal Signing For Liverpool

There’s been a lot of rumours floating about in recent weeks and few seem to be making as much noise as Leon Goretzka to Liverpool. With 12 months remaining on his contract, the Schalke midfielder is being scouted left, right and centre as attentions slowly begin to turn to the January window. Despite securing the services of Naby Keita for the 2018 season, Jurgen Klopp’s side could do with midfield reinforcements in January, with a lack of ingenuity and creativity …
Seven Sensible Summer Signings for Liverpool

Seven Sensible Summer Signings for Liverpool

The season isn’t quite over, but following another roller coaster year of highs and lows — from competing for the title and chasing another cup final, to a loss of form and a dreadful run of results, back to chasing the top four — the club needs to press on with their summer transfer business. As the rumours gather pace, the Echo runs stories of missed targets and underwhelming interest and the season continues to flabbergast, let’s take a look …
Kirkby vs The World: The Battle Ahead for Liverpool's Starlets

Kirkby vs The World: The Battle Ahead for Liverpool's Starlets

Liverpool Football Club are abundant (to say the least) in talented players over at Kirkby. Toni Gomes, Bobby Adekanye, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Woodburn, and Adam Philipps are just a few of the boys shining in the academy. But leaping to Melwood isn’t a walk in the park for these players. Since 2013, Liverpool have brought in the likes of Marko Grujic (18), Divock Origi (20), Lazar Markovic (20), Philippe Coutinho (20), Joe Gomez (18), Emre Can (21), and Daniel Sturridge …
The Champions League Isn't Needed for LFC to Strengthen

The Champions League Isn't Needed for LFC to Strengthen

Lucky number Slevin is a good film. If you haven't already seen it then you should put aside two hours of your life and give it a watch. There will be no spoilers in this piece but the plot is built around a con named 'The Kansas City Shuffle'. It's hard to really put into words what this con revolves around but Wikipedia does it's best - In order for a confidence game to be a "Kansas City Shuffle" the …
Liverpool's Defensive Midfield Search - Part 2

Liverpool's Defensive Midfield Search - Part 2

A few weeks ago, this writer published his ideal choices for a midfielder, shopping outside of the Bundesliga (which can be found here). Here, encompassing the homeland of Liverpool’s new manager, are this writer’s four picks from the Bundesliga to strengthen Liverpool’s midfield, in part two of our search for a defensive midfielder. Granit Xhaka Though the Bundesliga has pumped out midfield talent like a machine; a trait shared with the midfielders themselves, none have quite captured world football’s attention …
Potential Bundesliga targets for Liverpool FC

Potential Bundesliga targets for Liverpool FC

As many of you may already be aware, I am a keen follower of the German Bundesliga. Just to give you a little background, I grew up with the Armed Forces and around 10 of my formative years were spent in Germany, indeed, I went to Secondary school in Dortmund, hence my fondness of Borussia Dortmund. So yes, I am a Bundesliga fan, but I certainly wouldn’t claim to be a hipster. Anyway, with silly season already under way, here’s …