Liverpool's Transfer Saga: A Sign of Things To Come

Liverpool's Transfer Saga: A Sign of Things To Come

Liverpool’s bungled signing of Southampton centre-back Virgil Van Dijk and subsequent apology might seem to be something only the Reds could pull off. Any fan might think Liverpool alone are capable of allowing a transfer saga to crash and burn this spectacularly. While the Reds are surely culpable, this type of transfer related drama is likely to become commonplace in the weeks, months and years to come. The confluence of relaxed Financial Fair Play rules, and an avalanche of new …
Van Dijk Saga Embarrassing For All Involved

Van Dijk Saga Embarrassing For All Involved

What started as a hugely optimistic week in Liverpool’s summer transfer plans has come crashing down in the most embarrassing fashion. On Monday, Liverpool were hopeful of agreeing a fee for Mohamed Salah, with the Egyptian high on the list of priorities to add some extra fire power to Jurgen’s team ahead of a new campaign. With 19 goals this season in all competitions, Salah would bring acceleration and flair to the table - two ideal assets in breaking down …
Sturridge Has To Start To Prevent Liverpool's Blunt Attack Persisting

Sturridge Has To Start To Prevent Liverpool's Blunt Attack Persisting

With Liverpool's attack continuing to look like a harmlessly blunt instrument, it could well be time for Jurgen Klopp to unleash Daniel Sturridge from the off against West Ham on Sunday. The 27-year-old has endured another tough season at Anfield, with a long list of injuries greatly restricting his ability to hold down a regular spot in Jurgen Klopp's team. Having made just five starts in the Premier League this season, he is clearly behind both Firmino and Origi in …
Liverpool vs Southampton Preview: Will Reds be Saints or Sinners?

Liverpool vs Southampton Preview: Will Reds be Saints or Sinners?

Liverpool have an excellent chance to put themselves within touching distance of that much craved Champions League place by beating Southampton at Anfield on Sunday, minutes before their two biggest rivals for fourth face off against one another. THE DETAILS Match: Liverpool vs Southampton Venue: Anfield Referee: Bobby Madley Date: Sunday 7th May Time: 13:30 BST FORM Liverpool were given a huge let off last weekend as dropped points from the two Manchester clubs and Arsenal losing to Spurs meant that …
Jurgen Klopp Must Prioritise Man Utd Over the Southampton Clash

Jurgen Klopp Must Prioritise Man Utd Over the Southampton Clash

Liverpool’s relentless schedule shows no sign of slowing up, and we now approach another season-defining spell in the Reds’ season. Having conquered the festive period in impressive fashion - I’m willing to fight anyone who moans about 13 points from a possible 15, just because Liverpool drew with Sunderland - it’s now time for Jurgen Klopp to tackle two different competitions in four days. First up is the League Cup semi-final first-leg against Southampton at St Mary’s on Wednesday, followed …

"He's an intelligent presser" - Southampton Fan on Shane Long

Irish media reported last week that Southampton's Shane Long was a Liverpool target. Since that news broke the South Coast club have signed a striker, Charlie Austin, to potentially pave the way for a Shane Long move. I spoke with Aidan Small (@FreshSaints) to find out his opinion on the forward. So Shane Long, what are his strengths and weaknesses? Shane Long is a real fan favourite. Unsurprisingly, his work rate and commitment to each and every 50/50 is quite incredible. …
Liverpool vs Southampton Preview: Stats, Tactics and Team News

Liverpool vs Southampton Preview: Stats, Tactics and Team News

Liverpool's recent feeder club (if feeder means selling over-rated, over-priced or over-aged players, while you turn away after doing the deal, laughing in hysterics) Southampton visit Anfield for Jürgen Klopp's first league match at home. Koeman's Saints recently turned Chelsea over, at Stamford Bridge, to claim their third win in five matches. While the visitors only have one defeat in the same sample of games, Liverpool have only managed three points once, against Aston Villa. This preview will also be a …
Wanyama The Watchman | AI’s Christmas Wish List

Wanyama The Watchman | AI’s Christmas Wish List

Editor’s Note: We’re starting a new feature leading up to Christmas. Our writers will be choosing a player they’d wish Liverpool FC would purchase in January and give their reasons for why they’ve chosen the said player! Coming in second is Zak Forster with Wanyama The Watchman! Watchful Guardian Victor Wanyama is widely considered to be one of the finest young players in the Premier League. The 23 year old defensive midfield powerhouse has already established himself as one of …
The Cost Of Adam Lallana

The Cost Of Adam Lallana

After a prolonged pursuit, St Albans-born Adam Lallana finally signed for Liverpool Football Club. Initially, there was a standoff between the two clubs regarding the fee, with Bournemouth being an added complication into what is always a difficult time. Eventually (after a holiday to Brazil) Lallana signed, but how did the deal come about after Bournemouth were rumoured to be due 25% of any subsequent transfer; meaning that the fee that Southampton wanted was prohibitive? Firstly, the 25% sell on …
Adam Lallana - A Guide to Liverpool’s Latest Signing

Adam Lallana - A Guide to Liverpool’s Latest Signing

Whilst the World Cup continues to enthral and delight us all with its late goals and tight penalty shootouts, the transfer window has finally opened up and clubs are now rapidly tying up their new stars, with contracts finally able to be signed. Adam Lallana was finally confirmed as a Liverpool player on the 1st July and he is now the name on everyone’s lips. Liverpool’s new man will be well known to many of us who have watched the …