What is Liverpool’s Best Midfield?

What is Liverpool’s Best Midfield?

Comparative to previous years where Jurgen Klopp has had four players to choose from off the bat, Liverpool have benefitted from more options in the middle of the park this season, before the rigour of the campaign could take its toll, at least. It’s therefore been of little surprise to see the German utilise the extra options by tailoring his system to each opponent, obtaining the perfect mix of defensive resilience and attacking ingenuity across the board. However, the injuries …
Patience - Naby Keita Will Be Worth The Wait

Patience - Naby Keita Will Be Worth The Wait

Twice in two pre-match interviews, Jürgen Klopp spoke about Naby Keita and reinforced the idea that he sees Keita as a long-term project, and a player who has a fantastic future at Liverpool. The positive side of that is, of course, Klopp remains invested in Keita as a player – which is to be expected given how long he spent chasing the player and how much money was spent on him. The negative side of that is of course that …
PSG 2-1 Liverpool: What went wrong?

PSG 2-1 Liverpool: What went wrong?

It may be Liverpool's fourth season under Jurgen Klopp, but still the Reds insist upon doing it the hard way. A gut-wrenching defeat at PSG means their European ambitions hinge on the meeting with Napoli in a fortnight's time. Fail to deliver in that one, and Klopp's side face the horror of Europa League football. The German has seemingly traded flair for pragmatism this season, but the first-half display was more jittery than it was level-headed. James Milner's penalty offered …
Liverpool Midfield Comparison | Vs Palace, Everton, Fulham & Hull

Liverpool Midfield Comparison | Vs Palace, Everton, Fulham & Hull

Following Liverpool's defeat to Arsenal, and with their midfield being the decisive factor between the two sides, the Anfield Index team has put our own midfield under the microscope to see how they compare to our Premier League rivals using statistics from WhoScored.
Editors Note: Please note that this is the author's first attempt at using statistics in their articles. 
The entire league has been split up into five groups: Group 1: Aston Villa, Arsenal, Cardiff City & Chelsea …