Liverpool have doubts over both Roberto Firmino and IbrahimaKonate ahead of the Premier League trip to face Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. The two players missed out on the Inter Milan game in the Champions League on Tuesday due to respective injuries. Firmino and Konate were not in the Liverpool squad that lost 1-0 to the Italian champions at home in the second leg of their last 16 tie, but still progressed into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 aggregate victory.
Brazilian international attacker Roberto Firmino has not played for Liverpool since he suffered a muscle injury at the end of the first leg clash with Inter Milan on the Champions League stage. Firmino came on for injured Portuguese player Diogo Jota at the half-time interval and he went on to score the opener for the Reds before the deflected strike from fellow attacker Mohamed Salah wrapped up the 2-0 away win. Continue reading LIVERPOOL DUO DOUBTFUL FOR BRIGHTON GAME
Scotland international captain Andy Robertson will miss the next three Liverpool games after he was sent off against North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at the weekend. His red card ensured that Robertson will miss the next three Liverpool games in all competitions.
Robertson was given his marching orders in the 77th minute after his challenge on Tottenham Hotspur right-back Emerson Royal. The Scottish fullback was lucky to stay on the pitch until that point as he was on the end of a poor tackle from Spurs striker Harry Kane in the first half. Kane should have been sent off after giving Spurs a 13th minute lead off the assist from French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. Portugal international star Diogo Jota was the recipient of the Liverpool equaliser on 35 minutesoff the assist from the abovementioned Robertson as he scored his tenth league goal of the season. Jota is the now the second leading goalscorer in the Premier League after Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah who has 15 goals. Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur settled for a 1-1 draw at the end of the first half with the goals from Jota and Kane respectively. Continue reading ROBERTSON BAGS THREE-MATCH BAN
Merseyside giants Liverpool have been backed for a win over Italian Serie A giants AC Milan by one of their strikers. Michael Owen spent several years in the Liverpool first team having come through the club’s academy. Owen was a key player for the Reds throughout his time at the club.
Owen predicted the outcome of the Champions League game between hosts Liverpool and AC Milan at Anfieldon Wednesday night on his Bet Victor blog. According to him, Liverpool will start their Champions League campaign in Group B with a 2-0 win over the Rossoneri. Continue reading LIVERPOOL BACKED FOR WIN OVER MILAN
There are currently a lot of indications pointing to the fact that Liverpool transfer target Kylian Mbappé is willing to run down his contract at Paris Saint-Germain in a bid to leave the French Ligue 1 giants next summer. The France international attacker has reportedly made it clear that he will not be signing a new contract extension at the club and wants to leave when the time is due. With his current contract set to expire in the summer of 2022, his current stance has alerted his potential suitors, including Liverpool, about making a move for him in the coming days with the summer transfer window still open for business.
However, it is widely believed that the former AS Monaco star is keen to move to Spain and sign for the Spanish La Liga giants Real who have also been courting him for a couple of months now. Madrid are believed to be his favorite destination and although neither Madrid President Florentino Perez nor Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser has revealed anything about the current situation, the belief is that if the move does not happen this summer, then it will take place in the next one. Continue reading LIVERPOOL TARGET SET TO LEAVE CLUB FOR FREE NEXT SUMMER
English Premier League giants Liverpool had one of the most strange seasons last campaign and also had to face a couple of weird moments as well. After starting last season as the league’s champions, they had their title to defend but they were unable to do so and they eventually lost their crown to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City after enduring a torrid campaign. City also had a mixed campaign as well but they bounced back from their poor form and conjured a remarkable turnaround that saw them emerge as the Champions of England.
For Liverpool, one of their objectives next season will be to fight and challenge Manchester City so they can retain their crown, and to do so, they are expected to engage in some activities in this coming summer transfer window. While they are expected to sign some new players in the window, they are also expected to lay off some players who have been deemed surplus to requirements at the club. Here are some of the players that could be leaving Anfield this summer. Continue reading 3 PLAYERS WHO COULD LEAVE LIVERPOOL THIS SUMMER
Liverpool defender and captain Virgil van Dijk has provided a positive update regarding his journey to regaining full fitness once again on his social media page, and it is what the club’s fans would love to see. The Reds have missed the presence of their skipper so badly following the injury he suffered against Everton in the Merseyside derby earlier in the season which ruled him out for the rest of the campaign.
Since his injury and absence, Liverpool have not remained the same in their defense department, especially also due to the fact that Joe Gomez, Van Dijk’s defensive partner, also sustained his own injury. The club have particularly had a lot of players on the treatment table this season, and it’s one of the reasons they have been short of what they were last season when they clinched the league title. Continue reading VAN DIJK STEPPING UP LIVERPOOL RECOVERY
Fulham Football Club will be feeling uncomfortable after news reports recently surfaced that Premier League Champions Liverpool have joined them in the race to sign Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic in the future.
Southampton boss was in a joyous mood and reacted emotionally after his gallant players contained Liverpool and defeated the Premier League champions on their home turf on Monday night. It was a result no one saw coming and it further showcases how weak and below-par Liverpool have been this season.
Hasenhuttl was in high spirits and a jubilant mood as he spoke to the media after the match and it showed in the way he answered the questions thrown at him. When asked why he appeared so emotional after the full-time whistle, he said it was because he was taking points off Klopp for the very first time as he praised the German manager and called him an amazing coach. Continue reading HASENHUTTL – A HAPPY MAN AFTER BEATING JURGEN KLOPP’S LIVERPOOL