Sunderland Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Sunderland Vs Liverpool Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Liverpool and Burnley trade opponents within 48 hours of their respective matches on New Years’ Eve. Liverpool travel to the Stadium of Light, while Burnley travel to the Etihad on Monday night for the third game in this blitz of matches spread over the last few days. Jurgen Klopp faces a real challenge as this quick turnaround between games tests his team and his tactics to the fullest. Although Sunderland have registered two victories (out of a total five) since …
Liverpool Would be Mad to get a Sadio Mane Replacement in January

Liverpool Would be Mad to get a Sadio Mane Replacement in January

There is no need for Jurgen Klopp to go fishing in the January transfer window for a replacement for Sadio Mane. The Senegalese is expected to join his national side for the Africa Cup of Nations and will miss a number of Premier League fixtures at the start of the new year. Mane will be a huge loss to Klopp's side because he has already scored six league goals this season, as well as notching up five assists and has …
Liverpool must not get tempted and sell Daniel Sturridge

Liverpool must not get tempted and sell Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge is going through a highly strange period in his Liverpool career. Since the departure of Luis Suarez, Liverpool’s struggles have always been attributed to Sturridge missing due to recurring injuries. It was only natural to assume that if Liverpool were succeeding and Sturridge was fit, the striker would be playing a considerable part in that. Jurgen Klopp’s side are flying high in the league. They went into the November international break on top of the table, which was …
Liverpool's Squad Depth the secret to Success

Liverpool's Squad Depth the secret to Success

Squad Depth. It’s how you win things. The luxury of having a large squad filled with enough quality to compete on many fronts… every manager's dream. That is a luxury that has not always been afforded to Liverpool managers in the recent past. Never-mind the squad as a whole; just the subs bench alone would leave much to be desired. The bench is an asset, often providing the manager with an inventory of options to change the outcome of a game …
Liverpool 2016-17 Season Preview

Liverpool 2016-17 Season Preview

Liverpool begin the Premier League season with a lot of hope pinned on the team. No European distractions means the side is expected to finish in the top 4 with many even expecting the side to make a title challenge. It is a recurring pattern as a Liverpool fan - a season outside the Champions League but plenty of optimism for the next season. This year, however, the presence of a top class manager in Jurgen Klopp means there is …
Does Balotelli have a future at Anfield?

Does Balotelli have a future at Anfield?

Mario Balotelli has reported back to pre-season at Anfield and his role in Jurgen Klopp's plans is not yet known. He was already on loan when the German arrived at the club and this will be Klopp's first viewing of the Italian at training. Balotelli will be well known to him, as he is to everybody in the world of football, but Klopp may see a role for the striker. There is no doubting his talent and potential, it is …
Does Sturridge deserve a start against Villarreal?

Does Sturridge deserve a start against Villarreal?

Much has been spoken about Daniel Sturridge’s supposed rocky future at Liverpool. Daniel Sturridge had the opportunity to be Liverpool's next big player, but right now, the story is anything but that. For weeks and months, Anfield fretted over Sturridge's health. Injury updates were followed by tentative comebacks and then the inevitable setbacks. However, every time he played when he was fit, he looked like a mighty opponent and aided Liverpool’s goal-scoring attacks. Liverpool fans breathed a sigh of relief …
Swansea City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea begin their final month of the season by welcoming Liverpool on Sunday in their next fixtures. While some fans might be disappointed with the side's league position given the talent pool at hand, many of them will be relieved that their side is well clear of the relegation zone. Liverpool on the other hand come into the game on the back of a disappointing draw at Newcastle and a heart breaking loss at Villareal in the Europa League semi …