What's going on with Xherdan Shaqiri?

What's going on with Xherdan Shaqiri?

Many thought he was almost certain to start against Fulham on Sunday, but when Adam Lallana was included in Klopp's starting XI, the recent whispers around what is going on with Xherdan Shaqiri grew just that little bit louder. The Alpine Messi was not so long ago enjoying his best spell since joining Liverpool in the summer, scoring six goals and providing two assists in 11 games over the winter period, but his form then seemed to drop and his …
Klopp's PlayStation Midfield

Klopp's PlayStation Midfield

You know, I’d already got this article in my brain long before I saw this tweet from Michael Caley, the brain behind Caley Graphics xG maps. Caley is a brilliant football analyst and the insight that he offers in this tweet backs up other data that I’ve seen in other places, but the simple fact is as follows. Nevertheless, before I get into some of that data, I want to outline the point of this article. Klopp has been tinkering …
James Milner believes Reds have to be able to break every team down

James Milner believes Reds have to be able to break every team down

Liverpool's James Milner believes their 0-0 draw at Manchester United on Sunday highlighted another glaring issue for The Reds that they must overcome. Liverpool controlled the game at Old Trafford with 65% of the possession but, worryingly, they were not able to make that domination count when it came to creating chances. The Reds only managed one shot on goal on a day where David De Gea surely would have expected to be far busier than he was. The vastly …
Andy Robertson claims point at Old Trafford was not a bad result for Liverpool

Andy Robertson claims point at Old Trafford was not a bad result for Liverpool

Liverpool's Andy Robertson feels that their draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford was not a bad result even though the league leaders were looking for the win. The Reds returned to the top of the Premier League table, a point ahead of Manchester City, with their 0-0 draw against arch-rivals United on Sunday. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Robertson said:
“I thought we started really well and we had the momentum, we were driving forward, but we just didn’t create …
Why Man United game is perfect preparation for Bayern away

Why Man United game is perfect preparation for Bayern away

You really have to have a long think back to remember a week of such magnitude for a Liverpool team. After Tuesday's stalemate with Bayern Munich, Klopp takes his side across the M62 to face bitter rivals Manchester United in what is a crucial game in the Reds' hopes to clinch a first league title since 1991. It's no doubt been a huge week for Liverpool in both the Champions League and the Premier League, and the return leg against …
Jurgen Klopp admits his team need to stay focused on their game amid media hype surrounding United clash

Jurgen Klopp admits his team need to stay focused on their game amid media hype surrounding United clash

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he is looking for his players to focus on the game and ignore the typical media circus that surrounds the Premier League's greatest rivalry. Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Klopp discussed the hype which always surrounds the United v Liverpool fixtures every season and his wish for his players to concentrate on their football.
"I cannot write your stories - we are just preparing for a football game. "We cannot make the game …
United hope Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard can be fit for Sunday

United hope Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard can be fit for Sunday

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed that United are hoping that both Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard will be fit and available for selection for the Liverpool game on Sunday. It had been previously reported that both Martial and Lingard would miss this weekend's meeting between English football's greatest rivals. However, as reported by Sky Sports, Solskjaer said in his pre-match press conference today that he is hopeful they will be both be fit and ready.
"We are looking okay. I …
Mohamed Salah insists Liverpool only aiming for the win at Manchester United

Mohamed Salah insists Liverpool only aiming for the win at Manchester United

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah claims that The Reds will be aiming to take all three points from their Premier League fixture with Manchester United this Sunday. The Premier League's joint top-scorer, alongside Sergio Aguero, Salah knows he and his teammates will need to lead from the front at Old Trafford. Sunday's fixture is Liverpool's game in hand over Manchester City and a draw or win will put Liverpool back on top of the table. Salah knows the size of the task …
Manchester United v Liverpool Preview - Epic clash ahead at Old Trafford

Manchester United v Liverpool Preview - Epic clash ahead at Old Trafford

The Details Venue - Old Trafford, Manchester Referee - Michael Oliver Date & Time - Sunday, February 24th @ 14:05 Current Odds - Manchester United 2/1, Draw 5/2, Liverpool 5/4 Form Manchester United Form Manchester United are enjoying a new lease of life under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ever since Liverpool put the final nail in Jose Mourinho's United career-coffin in December, United's former striker has overseen a great upturn in form. Impressive league form, including a win away to Spurs when David De Gea …
Andy Robertson believes United will be wary of Liverpool's threat on Sunday

Andy Robertson believes United will be wary of Liverpool's threat on Sunday

Liverpool's Scottish international left-back Andy Robertson says that his team is looking forward to facing Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. Robertson, being interviewed in the Evening Standard, admitted that it's a huge fixture for both sides as it's also Liverpool's game in hand over Manchester City. Robertson said:
"It's a big game against Manchester United, it's always big against them. "It's a game in hand as well and we look forward to that. It's a huge game and they're …
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