Jamie Carragher holds Liverpool forward in extremely high regard

Jamie Carragher holds Liverpool forward in extremely high regard

Liverpool's former number 23, Jamie Carragher, says that The Reds' Senegalese forward Sadio Mané is his favourite player currently at the club. Carragher, speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, claimed that Liverpool's number 10 is up there with Manchester City's Raheem Sterling as the best left-sided attacker in world football.
"Even after the first couple of games, I said Mane, probably along with Raheem Sterling, was possibly the best left-winger in the world. "I absolutely love him, he's my favourite player at the …
Four Years Of Jürgen Klopp - Part 1 Belief & Unity

Four Years Of Jürgen Klopp - Part 1 Belief & Unity

Next week will mark four years since Jürgen Klopp took charge at Anfield and began the process of transforming the Reds from Premier League also-rans into one of the dominant teams in world football. Over the next few days I’ll be reminiscing about some of the crucial games and moments that have stood out along that incredible journey. We begin with this: Liverpool 2-2 West Bromwich Albion - 13 December 2015 Liverpool XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Skrtel, Moreno, Henderson, Can, …
Liverpool's Fabinho labelled best in his position in Premier League

Liverpool's Fabinho labelled best in his position in Premier League

Fabinho's impressive performances since his arrival in The Reds' first-team have prompted Jamie Carragher to say he is the best player in his position in the Premier League. It was on Sky Sports after last Saturday's 3-0 win at Burnley that Carragher made the claim regarding Fabinho's ability. "I actually think he's the best in the Premier League in that position," said Liverpool's former number 23. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com this week, Fabinho had a more understated view of his role …
Jamie Carragher reckons Liverpool need to sign Leicester star

Jamie Carragher reckons Liverpool need to sign Leicester star

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes that James Maddison is one signing that The Reds should make to close the gap on Manchester City. Speaking on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football, Carragher sang the praises of the Leicester City midfielder who moved to the King Power Stadium last summer from Norwich City. Maddison went on to score seven goals and provide seven assists in 35 starts in his debut Premier League season for The Foxes. On MNF, Carragher said:
“I …
Carragher feels Klopp should have introduced more of an attacking threat during draw at Everton

Carragher feels Klopp should have introduced more of an attacking threat during draw at Everton

Jamie Carragher felt that Jurgen Klopp should have made more changes and introduced extra creativity in the attacking third for The Reds as they struggled to break Everton down on Sunday. Carragher was one of the pundits on Sky Sports' Super Sunday coverage from Goodison Park for the 0-0 draw in the Merseyside derby. Liverpool's former number 23 highlighted the concerns for Klopp's side now as the balance shifted in City's favour in the Premier League title race.
“A …
Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk could be the deciding factor in title race

Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk could be the deciding factor in title race

Jamie Carragher believes that Liverpool's colossal defender Virgil van Dijk could be the player to carry The Reds to their first league title in 29 years. Liverpool's former centre-half, Carragher, was speaking on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football show when he highlighted his admiration for the talents and strengths of the Dutch international defender. Carragher said:
“Winning the Premier League is about who gets the most points and there’s different ways of getting points. Liverpool still play fantastic football, probably …
Jamie Carragher was puzzled with criticism recently aimed at Liverpool's form

Jamie Carragher was puzzled with criticism recently aimed at Liverpool's form

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said that he feels the criticism Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side have come under in recent weeks has been harsh as The Reds drew two league games in a row. As reported in Goal.com, Carragher highlighted the fact that it was unrealistic of fans and the media to expect Liverpool, or Manchester City, to win all 14 of their remaining Premier League fixtures. The Champions League-winning defender said:
“What did they think was going to …
Observations as Liverpool cruise to second win in a row

Observations as Liverpool cruise to second win in a row

Liverpool ran out winners against bogey team Crystal Palace on Monday night, leaving fresh hope that Klopp’s side can truly match Man City for the Premier League title this season. Goals from James Milner and Sadio Mane confirmed a 2-0 win, giving the Reds six points from a possible six thus far. Here are the observations from the match. Mane in for a stellar campaign  If Salah was Liverpool’s main man last season, it sure as hell looks like Mane …
Joe Gomez and the Need for Patience

Joe Gomez and the Need for Patience

On Sunday, Joe Gomez made his long-awaited Premier League debut at centre back for Liverpool. Signed from Charlton back in 2015 with an eye to a future as a Liverpool centre-back, Gomez has so far followed the well-trodden path for youthful centre back prospects at Anfield - playing at fullback. This path has often been a problematic one, with Jamie Carragher the only player I can think of who has successfully carved out a first-team spot at centre back after …
Joe Gomez: The Next Carragher?

Joe Gomez: The Next Carragher?

Joe Gomez signed for Liverpool as an exciting young centre-back who at 17 years old had broken into Charlton's first team. In 18 first team starts he'd played both centre-back and right-back, showing his pace, power and surprising physicality given his age. Due to a spate of injuries in the squad, Gomez started his Liverpool career playing out of position as a left back. At 18 years old he looked assured, composed and ready for the challenge of playing for …
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