Why can't we find a middle ground with Keita?

Why can't we find a middle ground with Keita?

Four wins away from Premier League glory, two points dropped all season and various records on the verge of being broken - Liverpool supporters couldn't possibly find anything to argue about, right? Oh, we can. There is something ingrained in football fans that means we can never be completely happy, always having to pick holes in something. At Liverpool, the current 'issue' is Naby Keita, who has taken on the mantle from Jordan Henderson as the most divisive midfielder at …
Clearing Up Timo Werner Myths

Clearing Up Timo Werner Myths

Timo Werner has not done much in recent days to quell rumours of a summer switch to Liverpool. Twice in the last week alone, the Red Bull Leipzig striker has publicly stated his admiration for Jurgen Klopp and talked up his ability to fit into his fellow Germans tactical set up at Anfield. Following Leipzig's 1-0 Champions League away victory away to Tottenham Hotspur last Wednesday, the 23 year old -- in perfectly fluent English -- had no hesitation in …
From Magic to Misery in Madrid

From Magic to Misery in Madrid

Eight and a half months ago, Liverpool Football Club and its supporters enjoyed one of the best nights of their lives at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. The Reds bringing home the club’s sixth European Cup left everyone with memories to cherish for a lifetime. So, when the draw for the first knockout round of this season’s Champions League competition paired Liverpool with Atletico Madrid, many welcomed the chance to return to the scene of triumph and relive those great …
Main Mané: Why Sadio shouldn't be overlooked for Player of the Year

Main Mané: Why Sadio shouldn't be overlooked for Player of the Year

When Liverpool signed Sadio Mané back in 2016 for £34 million, many onlookers scoffed at the price tag. I must admit, although I didn't quite scoff, I was unsure if the Senegalese was worth the hefty investment. He looked like a promising player, but I wasn't sure if he'd have the desired impact at Anfield. Fast forward four years, and my scepticism couldn't have been more misplaced. Liverpool's number 10 started off well with a stunning debut goal against Arsenal …
Norwich 0-1 Liverpool: Tactical Breakdown

Norwich 0-1 Liverpool: Tactical Breakdown

 "It's like a free shot tomorrow because we have to deliver in the following 11 games."
The comments of Norwich City manager, Daniel Farke, epitomised what lies ahead for Liverpool FC. No team expects to beat Liverpool, but every single team craves to be the one that finally fells the mighty red behemoth. Liverpool, on a seemingly unstoppable charge towards an unprecedented flawless season. Nonetheless, amidst ghastly conditions, brought about by the menacingly destructive Storm Dennis, Liverpool travelled …
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Preview - Tight affair in store against Simeone's Atleti

Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Preview - Tight affair in store against Simeone's Atleti

The Details   Venue - Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid Referee - Szymon Marciniak (POL) Date & Time - Tuesday, February 18th 2020 @ 20:00 Current Odds - Atletico Madrid 23/10, Draw 5/2, Liverpool 23/20 _____________________________________________________________________ Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid... the one team most of us Reds fans wanted to avoid in the Champions League draw. Yet, here we are. Fate drew us the short straw and now Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have a huge task ahead of them. However, Liverpool are European champions and …
Put Coutinho talk to bed, Liverpool's money is better spent elsewhere

Put Coutinho talk to bed, Liverpool's money is better spent elsewhere

Every time a transfer window has rolled around in the last two years, there a certain buzzwords that just keep cropping up. It's like Groundhog Day to an extent, with the same reoccurring themes. Some are more exciting than others, like Liverpool reportedly seeking out the services of Timo Werner, Jadon Sancho and possibly Julian Mbappe. But then some topics make it feel more like a reoccurring nightmare; namely the mention of the name of former number 10, Philippe Coutinho. …
Disciplined Oxlade-Chamberlain Hints At Future Liverpool Tactics

Disciplined Oxlade-Chamberlain Hints At Future Liverpool Tactics

When you think of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at Liverpool, the word power quickly comes to mind. Formerly a winger, the English international -- after a couple of months settling into the demands of a Jurgen Klopp midfield -- made a big impact with the Reds in the opening months of 2018. Manchester City at home in the Champions League quarter final of 2018 was a brilliant exhibition of Oxlade-Chamberlain's skillset, fully highlighting his mix of powerful athleticism and technical refinement. An …
Why Liverpool Should Resist Any Coutinho Reunion

Why Liverpool Should Resist Any Coutinho Reunion

Liverpool should resist the temptation to sign Phillipe Coutinho next summer. According to reports in Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona will look to cut their losses on Coutinho in the next transfer window. Since the Brazilian's acrimonious £142M departure from Liverpool in January 2018, the 27 year old's switch to Barcelona has been nothing short of an unmitigated disaster. Struggling to fit into the tactical blueprint of the Nou Camp sides former manager, Ernesto Valverde, the attacking midfielder struggled to the …
Liverpool's Candidates To Replace Lallana

Liverpool's Candidates To Replace Lallana

Adam Lallana's Liverpool career appears to be in it's final throes. Signed in the ill fated summer of 2014, the 31 year old's Anfield career -- despite being a favourite of both the coaches he's worked with, Brendan Rodgers and Jurgen Klopp -- has been hampered by a spate of injuries. And now, with the attacking midfielder's contract dwindling down, it appears likely that his time with the Reds is coming to an end. According to the well connected David …
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