Harvey Elliott will miss the Champions League opener for Liverpool in Group B after he suffered a serious ankle injury during the weekend’s Premier League win over Leeds United. Liverpool will begin their Champions League campaign this season with an home game against Italian Serie A outfit AC Milan.
The feeling around Liverpool currently is not entirely a positive one, especially amid the supporters of the club. The Reds have only signed one player this summer after completing the transfer of French defender IbrahimaKonate from German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig but they have already lost one star player in Georginio Wijnaldum to Paris Saint-Germain and could be set to lose another key player in Jordan Henderson.
There has been a lot of talks about the future of Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah in recent weeks as there continue to be rumors that the talismanic winger could be on his way from Anfield in the summer. Salah is said to be unhappy at Liverpool and reportedly wants to quit the club this summer and there are a couple of clubs that are already monitoring his situation and contemplating whether or not to make any official bid for the Egypt international superstar.
According to several reports, Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has agreed a deal in principle to join Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer, ending rumors of a possible move to English Premier League heavyweights Liverpool. The Austrian international defender is set to lift the German Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich for the last time, with the club needing just one league win to do so.
Premier League champions Liverpool have been handed a double fitness boost ahead of their crucial league encounter at North London club Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night. The Reds were without Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip for the FA Cup fourth round exit at the hands of arch rivals Manchester United at the weekend but they are expected to return to the starting line-up for the Spurs game later this week.
Some football clubs have certain players who regularly dedicate their time and loyalty to ensure that they give nothing but their all for the club. One of such players is Liverpool’s unsung midfield leader Georgio Wijnaldum.
The Dutch midfielder is in the fifth season at the club and has always been a warrior when it comes to putting in sublime performances at crucial moments. The famous UEFA Champions League comeback win against Barcelona at Anfield will spring to the mind of Liverpool fans when he is thought of, and he of course deserves it. Read more
Liverpool winter signing Takumi Minamino has identified the influence of former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa in his decision to make the move to Liverpool. Minamino joined Liverpool from Salzburg in January for £7 million after a series of impressive displays with the Austrian club.
Minamino, 25, spent four years with RB Salzburg before joining the Reds in January. He is still in the process of adaptation to his new club and he has made four appearances for the Reds so far.
Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has said that it won’t be a bad idea for Manchester United to pursue the services of Fernando Llorente on a free transfer. The Spain international is out of contract following his release from Tottenham Hotspur last month and he is understood to be eager to join the Red Devils.
The transfer window has seen several clubs linked with big money transfers but Liverpool have been unusually quiet so far. The Reds have spent big in previous windows bringing Van Dirk last year January and Alisson last summer.
One area where the Reds are particularly weak is in the midfield. Liverpooldepends solely on their front three of Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane. While the midfield id workmanlike in nature.
Liverpool just like most big have one of the best youth setups in the world. but the demands of the Premier League means that several of these youth players fail to get the first team exposure they want and elect to leave the club for first team opportunities.