Five Strikers That Would Suit Liverpool

Five Strikers That Would Suit Liverpool

It seems clear that Jürgen Klopp has a plan. In the last six to twelve months, Liverpool have toyed with a 4-2-3-1 system – the kind that the German used at Dortmund regularly. With the midfield stagnating in the 4-3-3 and Liverpool’s dazzling forwards looking starved of creativity, it makes sense to withdraw Roberto Firmino to his favoured role as the #10 and look to play with a more traditional, clinical striker. This striker would have to be able to …
Lucas Paquetá: Can Liverpool Catch the Carioca Isco?

Lucas Paquetá: Can Liverpool Catch the Carioca Isco?

Last week I wrote an article laying out the possible signings that Liverpool could consider as an alternative to Nabil Fekir. All of them had drawbacks, but my ultimate conclusion was that Thomas Lemar still made the most sense after a year of trying to sign him from Monaco. In the days since, Lemar has signed for Atletico. My second choice would have been Malcom, but he is in negotiations with Inter that are, in all likelihood, too far advanced …
Why Rúben Neves Would Be Liverpool's Midfield Conductor

Why Rúben Neves Would Be Liverpool's Midfield Conductor

There will always be archetypes that footballers fit into. Creators, destroyers, poachers, leaders, midfield maestros. That “maestro” trope will be overused, as is the tendency of footballing media. It’s natural to categorise, but what exactly does that trope mean? Maestro? Is he a magic-wielding passer of the ball? Is he tricky with his feet, guiding defenders one way while fully intending to go the other? Does he possess trickery or guile? Is he selfish or will he play others in? …
Scouting Luan - The Silky Brazilian

Scouting Luan - The Silky Brazilian

The rumours are coming thick and fast, and while Liverpool stumbles their way towards one form of European football – preferably the Champions League – Jürgen Klopp has spoken of his resolve to improve his team significantly in the summer. Included in that improvement would be a backup attacker, who’s able to fill in when the likes of Firmino, Mané and Origi are unable to maintain the demanding schedule of a team making strides in Europe. Much will be made …
Solving LFC's Number Six Position and Four Perfect Transfer Targets

Solving LFC's Number Six Position and Four Perfect Transfer Targets

In this article: Understanding the Dutch 'number six’ midfield position & specialist roles today The Liverpool history of Jordan Henderson Liverpool’s attacking & defensive failures and how to resolve them The perfect transfer targets for 2017/18 Understanding the Dutch 'number six’ midfield position & specialist roles today On face value, Jordan Henderson has done surprisingly well this season as a player you would describe as a ‘known known’. As a symbol of consistency amidst the years of flux in footballing …
Could Mario Gotze play in the Liverpool midfield?

Could Mario Gotze play in the Liverpool midfield?

It was going to happen eventually. It was just inevitable so long as Jurgen Klopp was in charge but I doubt many envisaged it happening quite so soon after being diagnosed with a metabolic disorder. Mario Gotze is once again being linked with a move to Anfield just six months after rejecting a move to join Klopp’s revolution on Merseyside. The 24 year old was a target for his former manager as he looked to reunite with the player he …
Mahmoud Dahoud, Blaggers and Ignorance

Mahmoud Dahoud, Blaggers and Ignorance

There's a perpetual cycle of bickering when it comes to Liverpool fans on social media that doesn't seem to be nearing an end anytime soon. Some may call it Groundhog Day, others may call it deja-vu. One thing that's for sure is Liverpool fans like to reignite the same arguments almost as though there's a rota they have to stick to. Off the back of the Daniel Sturridge debate. I'm sure you're all familiar with it by now - some …
Liverpool's Wishlist: Mario Götze & Two Other Attacking Targets

Liverpool's Wishlist: Mario Götze & Two Other Attacking Targets

Amidst a few troubles as of late for Jürgen Klopp’s redmen (that phrase in itself gives this writer more motivation for this article than any article written under Brendan Rodgers), the need for goals ranks highest of all. Well, perhaps second to injuries, but at least goals are something that can be altered to favour the excitable German domineering the sidelines. Christian Benteke is the biggest issue of the lot; he clearly doesn’t belong anywhere near a Jürgen Klopp Liverpool …
Not your money though is it? Liverpool Supporters & Transfers

Not your money though is it? Liverpool Supporters & Transfers

Tony 'Bad news' Barrett shattered the tranquillity that the Roberto Firmino signing had brought to Liverpool FC twitter by announcing on Thursday that Liverpool were still very much in for Christian Benteke and they were hoping to get the transfer fee for the Belgian down to the £25million mark. Cue the floods of Christian Benteke highlight montages appearing on twitter as many proclaimed he isn't just a big man but can use his feet well too. Don't mean to burst the …
Raheem Sterling – To Sell or To Keep

Raheem Sterling – To Sell or To Keep