Klopp gives fitness update ahead of Chelsea clash in UEFA Super Cup

Klopp gives fitness update ahead of Chelsea clash in UEFA Super Cup

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp today gave a general update on the fitness of The Reds' squad ahead of Wednesday night's UEFA Super Cup encounter with Chelsea in Istanbul. There is still no further accurate reading on how long goalkeeper Alisson will be out for with the injury he sustained against Norwich on Friday night. Klopp has only mentioned that the Brazilian international will be unavailable 'for the next few weeks'. As it stands, Alisson and Nathaniel Clyne are the only …
Will Injuries Curtail Liverpool's Title's Charge?

Will Injuries Curtail Liverpool's Title's Charge?

Liverpool’s ability to deal with injuries could define title challenge Liverpool’s start to the 2016-17 Premier League season has led to fledgling hopes in the Kop that the Merseyside club have the required pedigree to become English champions for the first time since 1990. Jurgen Klopp’s charismatic demeanour and expansive footballing ideologies are starting to sink in at Anfield, with improved performances leading to positive results. The team’s devastating form in the final third has gained most plaudits, with the …
Observations from Liverpool's win at Stoke

Observations from Liverpool's win at Stoke

In the grand scheme of things, it's half-time in the Capital One Cup semi-final. A depleted Liverpool side will now take a 1-0 lead to Anfield for the second leg in a fortnight, after a battling display against December's form side, Stoke City. On the whole it wasn't a pretty performance. The Reds started off brightly and had Stoke chasing shadows for the opening fifteen minutes, but injuries to Philippe Coutinho and Dejan Lovren meant a reshuffle was required and …