Liverpool: Why Emre Can Is the future, Not Henderson

Liverpool: Why Emre Can Is the future, Not Henderson

One of the biggest mistakes that Klopp made was to allow Jordan Henderson to keep the armband when he took over. Maybe he didn't want to change too much, too soon. But in his second season, Hendo still has it. Apart from him not bossing games or being a natural midfield general ( shouting at the ref doesn't count as commanding), it basically made him "undroppable" and in the process stunted the development of Emre Can in central midfield, because unfortunately for the …
Europa League: help or hindrance?

Europa League: help or hindrance?

Since it changed its name from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League and changed its format to be a Champions League-lite, the Europa League has had a stigma attached to it. I would argue that some of it is deserved, but some not so. The UEFA Cup was traditionally a strong competition with a good reputation and heritage and there was a time when it could actually be tougher to win than its more illustrious sibling. The expansion …
Crystal Palace v Liverpool Preview | FA Cup Preview

Crystal Palace v Liverpool Preview | FA Cup Preview

Crystal Palace welcome Liverpool to Selhurst Park on Saturday evening as they contest their FA Cup fifth round match. Palace have enjoyed a good record at home to Liverpool since their return to the Premier League. Last season, they were able to come from 3-0 down and draw with the Reds, effectively ending their chances of winning their first league title in 24 years. Earlier this season, they defeated Liverpool 3-1 in a game that saw them dominate the visitors. …