Solving LFC's Number Six Position and Four Perfect Transfer Targets

Solving LFC's Number Six Position and Four Perfect Transfer Targets

In this article: Understanding the Dutch 'number six’ midfield position & specialist roles today The Liverpool history of Jordan Henderson Liverpool’s attacking & defensive failures and how to resolve them The perfect transfer targets for 2017/18 Understanding the Dutch 'number six’ midfield position & specialist roles today On face value, Jordan Henderson has done surprisingly well this season as a player you would describe as a ‘known known’. As a symbol of consistency amidst the years of flux in footballing …
Where are the Reinforcements Jurgen?

Where are the Reinforcements Jurgen?

At the end of December, many fans saw Liverpool's current position as a golden opportunity - Liverpool could attack on three fronts, in both cups and in the league; Matip and Coutinho were expected to return to the team shortly, and Mané's departure to the AFCON was seen as something that could be coped with either internally, or through buying another player. Now, here we are, at the very end of the January transfer window, without a single addition to a …
Much Ado About Higuain - Do Liverpool Really Need Him?

Much Ado About Higuain - Do Liverpool Really Need Him?

Users of Twitter were feverishly woken up to images of Jurgen Klopp at the Argentina - Chile game. Pictures showed him standing next to Higuain's brother (and agent) 'apparently'. Once the family tree of Higuain had been explored to the hilt, there were proper discussions online whether Higuain was actually a possible transfer to Liverpool. There is no doubting Higuain's prowess as a player. He was one of the best players across the top leagues in terms of goals scored …
Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Liverpool travel to Bordeaux this Thursday on the back of one of the most uninspiring derby defeats in recent memory. Brendan Rodgers’ men will be looking to add some spark to what has been a flat start to the season, but wily Willy Sagnol’s side will be looking to pile further misery onto The Reds in this Europa League Group B opener. Bordeaux made several changes for their game against Paris Saint Germain last Friday. They drew 2-2 with the …
FSG: The Caretakers Role coming to an end?

FSG: The Caretakers Role coming to an end?

A desolate house gives off a bad first impression. You see the exterior and it's judged purely on that. You don't see what's beneath the cod web and boarded up windows. You look at the rickety, rotted beams that barely keep the house standing and think it's just been poorly looked after. Set foot on the staircase and the creaks of the once lavish wood will tell you all you need to know of times gone by. One more storm …
Mama Told Me There’d Be Days Like These

Mama Told Me There’d Be Days Like These

Analyzing Mamadou Sakho’s Uphill Battle and His Ability to Persevere: When Liverpool brought Mamadou Sakho to Anfield in the summer of 2013, there was a myriad of reasons to be excited.  The prospect of adding a player of such quality to a squad in search of its first Champions League birth since 2009, was a great signal of intent for a club in a state of flux. As the most expensive signing in Brendan Rodgers’ second summer transfer window, Sakho …