Dwight McNeil Liverpool's Outside the Box Backup LB

Dwight McNeil Liverpool's Outside the Box Backup LB

Looking at Liverpool's squad, it is clear to see that the Reds aren't afraid to think outside the box when developing players into new tactical roles. After all, Georginio Wijnaldum, Trent Alexander Arnold and Roberto Firmino -- three of the European Champions' most important players -- either signed for the club or played their formative years in different positions and or roles than those they now occupy in Jurgen Klopp's juggernauts. Wijnaldum, who operated mostly as an attacking midfielder -- …
Gini Wijnaldum: The real MVP of this Liverpool team

Gini Wijnaldum: The real MVP of this Liverpool team

If pressed to name Liverpool’s most important player, a case could be made for a number of the team. Virgil van Dijk and Alisson are often at the top of the pile, Fabinho entered the conversation after his dominant performances earlier on in the campaign while Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane can all make a claim to be Jurgen Klopp’s MVP. The latest name on that evergrowing list is Trent Alexander-Arnold. The young right-back is the creator-in-chief for …
Liverpool 2-0 Sheffield United: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool 2-0 Sheffield United: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool moved 13 points at the top of the Premier League after a very impressive 2-0 win against Sheffield United at Anfield. The Reds controlled the game from start to finish and fully deserved the 3 points and a clean sheet. In goal, Alisson had very little to do once again, until the last 5 minutes. Sheffield United looked certain to score, but Ollie McBurnie couldn’t get enough power on his shot, allowing our gloved Brazilian to catch the ball …
Liverpool 2–0 Sheffield United: Player Ratings As Blades Broken At Anfield

Liverpool 2–0 Sheffield United: Player Ratings As Blades Broken At Anfield

Liverpool started 2020 in fine form with yet another win being in total control. The Blades have fared well this season, but rarely threatened and never looked like taking any spoils from Anfield. Liverpool’s stars showed their quality by asserting themselves at will at both ends of the pitch. Jurgen Klopp will surely be pleased as his men end the Christmas period with a perfect record. Alisson – 8 Liverpool’s Brazilian at the back hasn’t had a lot to do …
Lustrous Liverpool Maintain Healthy League Lead

Lustrous Liverpool Maintain Healthy League Lead

Liverpool maintained their 13 point lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over Sheffield United at Anfield. Goals in each half from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane sufficed for the Reds in a performance of irrepressible control which saw them keep their fifth consecutive league clean sheet. James Milner was a late addition to the team, with Naby Keita injuring his groin in the warm up, but the alternation done nothing to slow the …
Firmino Fires Liverpool Into World Final

Firmino Fires Liverpool Into World Final

A late goal from substitute Roberto Firmino sealed Liverpool's passage to Saturday's Club World Cup final in the Reds' 2-1 win over Monterrey of Mexico. Naby Keita had given the much changed side picked by Jurgen Klopp the lead, but Rogelio Funes Mori equalised two minutes later and 1-1 was how the score would stay until the 90th minute when Firmin0 --who replaced Divock Origi -- tapped in a sumptuous cross from fellow substitute Trent Alexander Arnold. The European Champions …
Limp Liverpool Keep Winning Streak Alive

Limp Liverpool Keep Winning Streak Alive

Liverpool kept their Premier League undefeated run intact with a 2-0 win over Watford at Anfield in Saturday's early game. A brace of goals from Mohamed Salah was enough to seal the win for the Reds in a limp, tired looking performance against the Premier League's bottom team. Jurgen Klopp elected to change formation to a 4231, and make three changes from the Champions League victory away in Salzburg. Naby Keita dropping out for Xherdan Shaqiri and Andrew Robertson being …
Slick Sancho Could Offer Liverpool New Edge

Slick Sancho Could Offer Liverpool New Edge

The talk of Jadon Sancho Liverpool has heightened in the past few days. The 19 year old England international winger joined Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City in the summer of 2017 and, after making his Bundesliga debut in January 2018, has established himself as one of the most exciting young talents in Europe at the Westfalenstadion.  Sancho excelled in the 18/19 season, his first full senior campaign, assisting goals a monstrous 17 times in the Bundesliga, as well as netting …
The Path to Alexander-Arnold's Success from An Ordinary Teenager to A Liverpool Star

The Path to Alexander-Arnold's Success from An Ordinary Teenager to A Liverpool Star

Trent Alexander Arnold’s success has taken him from being an ordinary teenager to becoming a widely acclaimed football star. At just 21, Alexander Arnold plays for Liverpool FC and has even represented his country, England, in the world cup. Much of his success is owed to his extreme dedication to the sport and his mother’s dedication to his education. Even while training, this great football star carried his studies through with him, parallel to his sports career. Alexander Arnold has …
Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

The question of whether Trent Alexander Arnold will transition from a right back to a midfielder is often asked in footballing circle. Such is the 21 year old's unique skill-set, it is felt by many that he is wasted at full back. His talents, it is said, would be better suited to a more central position where he could receive the ball more and have a bigger influence on proceedings. The truth is, however, that the academy graduate -- despite …
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