Why Alisson is still the best goalkeeper in the world

Why Alisson is still the best goalkeeper in the world

Twitter can be a strange place. Manuel Veth, freelance football writers for a number of outlets, is of the belief that Manuel Neuer has been better than Alisson Becker this season. When asked to explain his thought process behind this shout, he refused and told me to write an article on why he’s wrong. So here it is. Liverpool’s No.1 has been unlucky with injuries this season. The 27-year-old has started just 20 times in the Premier League and five …
Alisson believes positive environment at Melwood has underpinned Liverpool's incredible form this season

Alisson believes positive environment at Melwood has underpinned Liverpool's incredible form this season

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says that the right mix of enjoyment and intensity at Melwood is the main factor behind The Reds' incredible form this season. Liverpool's Brazilian 'keeper missed the first couple of months of the season yet is still joint-first for the most Premier League clean sheets with Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) and Nick Pope (Burnley) on 9. Speaking to Premier League Productions, Alisson discussed the quality throughout the squad along with the positive atmosphere at Melwood.
"We …
Why Liverpool's best players are taken for granted

Why Liverpool's best players are taken for granted

Who is Liverpool’s best player? Who is Liverpool’s player of the season? Who is Liverpool’s most under-appreciated player? These are all questions that are probably impossible to answer in truth, to varying degrees. Everyone has their own opinions of course, as people are wont to do, but that doesn’t mean there’s a definitive or even consensus answer. I bring up these questions not to try to answer them, but because I want to highlight how some players can get more …
Liverpool Make World-Class Stars

Liverpool Make World-Class Stars

Jamie Carragher is right, Liverpool don’t tend to buy superstars. Speaking after the 1-0 win over Spurs, the former Reds centre-back heaped praise on Jurgen Klopp and the recruitment team at Anfield.  "It's not that Liverpool are just buying players with this special ability that nobody else sees these players," Carragher told Sky Sports. "[Andy] Robertson came from Hull City, [Gini] Wijnaldum was relegated with Newcastle United, Mohamed Salah had been at Chelsea, Sadio Mane had been in the Premier …
Five of Liverpool's Champions League winners make the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019

Five of Liverpool's Champions League winners make the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019

Liverpool's Champions League-winning squad has had five of its star players voted onto the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019. The Reds players making the UEFA team are Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and Sadio Mané - of course, Mané has also recently been crowned the CAF 2019 African Player of the Year. The other six players voted onto the UEFA team of 2019 are Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong, Kevin De Bruyne, …
Liverpool 'keeper insists he had no doubts Firmino would finish off Flamengo

Liverpool 'keeper insists he had no doubts Firmino would finish off Flamengo

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says he had full faith in Bobby Firmino's ability to win the game when he was put through on goal in extra-time against Flamengo. Alisson was speaking to the club's official site Liverpoolfc.com after The Reds had claimed their first-ever Club World Cup title against Flamengo in Qatar. Liverpool's stopper claimed he had no doubts about the outcome when Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané combined to put The Reds' number 9 through in the first half …
Liverpool's seven Ballon d'Or contenders

Liverpool's seven Ballon d'Or contenders

The 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist was announced on Monday and it contains no less than seven Liverpool players following The Reds' Champions League success in June. Jurgen Klopp's side beat Spurs 2-1 in Madrid to win the club's sixth European Cup and the victory helped raise the profiles of many of the team's stars. The seven Liverpool players to make the shortlist are: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, Alisson Becker, Roberto Firmino, Gini Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk. The …
Alisson on his road to recovery and eagerness to return to action

Alisson on his road to recovery and eagerness to return to action

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker knows he is now mere weeks away from returning to first-team action for Jurgen Klopp's Reds. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Alisson discussed his recovery and how close he is to returning to full training.
“I’m on a good way, I think we are nearly there. “I can go outside to the pitch to do some goalkeeper work and I feel very well. I feel confident and I think now it’s just about getting all my power, all …
Burnley v Liverpool Preview - Turf Moor trip will be tough encounter

Burnley v Liverpool Preview - Turf Moor trip will be tough encounter

THE DETAILS Venue – Turf Moor, Burnley Referee – Chris Kavanagh Date & Time – Saturday, August 31st @ 17:30 Current Odds – Burnley 8/1, Draw 4/1, Liverpool 1/3 It's back to business for Jurgen Klopp's mighty Reds this Saturday evening when Liverpool attempt to take all three points from a tricky visit to Burnley. FORM Burnley Form Burnley have a 1-1-1 record from their opening three Premier League games of the season. Sean Dyche's men beat Southampton 3-0 on the opening …
Klopp Creating Liverpool Siege Mentality

Klopp Creating Liverpool Siege Mentality

Jurgen Klopp reneged on entering into the transfer market this summer to reinforce his first team. Despite links to several players, including Nicolas Pepe and Bruno Fernandes, the German elected to keep his powder dry and not add ready-made first-team options to his squad. Legitimate arguments were made that the European Champions needed to add depth to their squad in the left-back and forward line positions, in particular. But the Anfield club -- doubtlessly under instructions from their hug wielding …
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