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 …
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 …
Liverpool's possible starting lineup for trip to United this Sunday

Liverpool's possible starting lineup for trip to United this Sunday

Jurgen Klopp has some big decisions to make this Sunday as he gets the mighty redmen geared up to face Manchester United at Old Trafford. Let's take a rational look at what could be the starting lineup for this epic clash as The Reds try to stay on course for a first league title win in 29 years. In goals, it's going to be Alisson. The Brazilian international goalkeeper gave us all some nervy moments with the ball at his …
Gini Wijnaldum believes Reds will be facing a confident United team on Sunday

Gini Wijnaldum believes Reds will be facing a confident United team on Sunday

Liverpool's Dutch international midfielder Gini Wijnaldum believes that The Reds will be playing a very different United team than the Jose Mourinho-led side which lost 3-1 at Anfield in December. Wijnaldum and his teammates played out a 0-0 draw with FC Bayern at Anfield on Tuesday night in the Champions League. This weekend sees a return to Premier League action for Jurgen Klopp's men as they look to continue their brilliant challenge for the title in a race with Manchester …
Liverpool could potentially benefit from a Manchester City fixture change

Liverpool could potentially benefit from a Manchester City fixture change

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool could benefit greatly from a fixture change in Manchester City's schedule as the Premier League title race hots up in the final months of the season. Manchester City's FA Cup progression after their 4-1 victory at Newport County on Saturday means that Pep Guardiola's men will now have to reschedule their Manchester derby fixture. City's meeting with United at Old Trafford was originally pencilled in for the weekend of March 16th but will now most likely be …
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 …
Why Liverpool were excellent on and off the ball against Bournemouth

Why Liverpool were excellent on and off the ball against Bournemouth

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp explained why he was very happy with almost all aspects of his team's performance in their 3-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth on Saturday. Many fans and pundits alike had commented that The Reds looked leggy and lethargic in recent weeks and lacked the urgency to regain possession when the opposition had the ball. Thankfully, Liverpool displayed a masterful pressing performance against Bournemouth (all AI:Pro customers can listen here to an in-depth review of the game …
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