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Klopp wary of rushing back injured players despite Liverpool defensive crisis

London (AFP) – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said it was vital not to rush players back from injury too soon despite the hectic schedule as he juggles with a lengthening injury list.  Brazilian midfielder Fabinho,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp, Fabinho, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool resume normal service but Man City stumble again

London (AFP) – Liverpool came from behind to beat struggling Sheffield United 2-1 and join Everton at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday after Manchester City squandered more points in the topsy-turvy... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Sheffield United, Man City, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool resume normal service but Man City drop points

London (AFP) – Liverpool came from behind to beat Sheffield United and join Everton at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday after Manchester City squandered more points in the topsy-turvy English top-flight.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Sheffield United, Man City, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Alisson, Jesus recalled by Brazil for WC qualifiers after injuries

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus were recalled by Brazil coach Tite on Friday as he named his squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Afp, Tite, AFP Liverpool, Gabriel Jesus, Alisson Becker, Alisson Jesus


Klopp ‘doesn’t want to know’ how long Van Dijk will be out

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not want to know how long he is going to be without Virgil van Dijk, who faces months out of action after injuring his knee.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Virgil Van Dijk, Afp, Van Dijk, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool fuming at ‘stupid’ Pickford challenge

Amsterdam (AFP) – Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum branded the challenge from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford that injured Virgil van Dijk as “stupid” and called for the England number one to be punished. Van Dijk looks... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Amsterdam, Everton, Georginio Wijnaldum, Virgil Van Dijk, Afp, Jordan Pickford, Pickford, Van Dijk, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool must stay in trophy hunt for injured Van Dijk, says Henderson

London (AFP) – Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says the loss of Virgil van Dijk is a “big blow” but he wants the Premier League champions to use his absence as an added incentive to stay... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jordan Henderson, Virgil Van Dijk, Henderson, Afp, Van Dijk, AFP Liverpool


Klopp promises to wait on Van Dijk like a ‘good wife’

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said supporting Virgil van Dijk is his priority after the talismanic Dutch defender suffered cruciate knee ligament damage that will likely end his season. Van Dijk was on... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Virgil Van Dijk, Afp, Van Dijk, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool denied derby win by VAR as Chelsea held in six-goal thriller

London (AFP) – Liverpool were denied a cathartic victory against Premier League leaders Everton on Saturday when Jordan Henderson’s late strike was controversially ruled out for offside as Chelsea shared the spoils with Southampton in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Southampton, Everton, Jordan Henderson, Afp, AFP Liverpool, Var


Liverpool face Everton threat as Man Utd bid to stop the rot

London (AFP) – Liverpool face Premier League pacesetters Everton this weekend determined to prove their 7-2 drubbing by Aston Villa was just a bizarre blip while misfiring Manchester United could slip into the relegation zone.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Everton, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Klopp reveals text to Liverpool flops after Villa thrashing

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed he sent a “long, long” text message to his players after their humiliating 7-2 defeat against Aston Villa. Klopp suffered the heaviest loss of his managerial... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Villa, Afp, Aston Villa Klopp, AFP Liverpool


Africa roundup: Liverpool star Keita tests positive for virus

Johannesburg (AFP) – Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is among more than a dozen African stars who have tested positive for coronavirus as teams play friendly internationals across Europe to prepare for Cup of Nations qualifying. ... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Africa, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Johannesburg, Afp, Keita, AFP Liverpool, Naby Keita


Liverpool, Man Utd lick wounds after humbling Premier League defeats

London (AFP) – Liverpool became the first reigning English champions to concede seven goals in a league match since 1953 and Manchester United were thrashed 6-1 as inquests started after a humiliating day for England’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Afp, Liverpool Man Utd, AFP Liverpool


Klopp voices fears over internationals as virus spikes

London (AFP) – Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said on Friday he is concerned about the number of his players travelling across the world to represent their national teams in the coming weeks as coronavirus infections... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool’s Thiago tests positive for Covid-19

London (AFP) – Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League champions confirmed on Tuesday. The 29-year-old, who joined from Bayern Munich this month, missed Monday’s 3-1 win over Arsenal and... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Thiago Alcantara, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool’s Karius joins Union Berlin on loan

London (AFP) – Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has joined Bundesliga side Union Berlin on a season-long loan, the Premier League champions announced on Monday. The move means the 27-year-old will now have spent three consecutive... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Union, Afp, AFP Liverpool, Loris Karius, Karius joins Union Berlin


Klopp supports Premier League bailout for lower leagues

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the Premier League has a responsibility to help those further down the football pyramid as fears grow that many English clubs will go to the wall in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp, AFP Liverpool


‘Pressing monster’ Jota perfect for Liverpool, says Lijnders

London (AFP) – Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders believes new signing Diogo Jota will have no problem making his mark at the club despite some surprise at the reported £41 million fee ($54 million) the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Afp, Jota, Pep Lijnders, AFP Liverpool, Diogo Jota, Lijnders


Mane ensures Liverpool still too good for 10-man Chelsea

London (AFP) – Liverpool showed Chelsea still have far to go to challenge the champions for the Premier League title as Sadio Mane took advantage of a first-half red card shown to Andreas Christensen to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Andreas Christensen, Sadio Mane, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool seal swoop for Wolves forward Jota

London (AFP) – Liverpool sealed the signing of Portugal forward Diogo Jota from Wolves for a reported £41 million ($54 million) on Saturday. Jota has signed a “long-term” contract with the Premier League champions, which... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Portugal, Afp, Jota, AFP Liverpool, Diogo Jota


Talented Thiago offers fresh dimension to Liverpool

London (AFP) – Liverpool have signalled their intent to build on a first league title for 30 years with the signing of a serial winner in Bayern Munich playmaker Thiago Alcantara. At 29, the Spanish... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Thiago Alcantara, Afp, Thiago, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool sign Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara

London (AFP) – Liverpool signed Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £20 million ($26 million) on Friday. Thiago agreed a “long-term contract” with the Premier League champions after deciding... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Thiago Alcantara, Afp, Thiago, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

London (AFP) – Liverpool face an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions. Arsenal, Everton and Leicester hope... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester, Leicester, Afp, Arsenal Everton, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool close in on deal for Bayern’s Thiago Alcantara

London (AFP) – Liverpool are close to tying up a deal with Bayern Munich for the transfer of midfielder Thiago Alcantara, it was widely reported on Thursday. Jurgen Klopp’s Premier League champions are in talks... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Jurgen Klopp, Thiago Alcantara, Afp, Bayern, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool to kick off title defence as Arsenal make winning start

London (AFP) – Liverpool start their Premier League title defence against Leeds on Saturday after Arsenal made a flying start to the new season with a 3-0 win at Fulham. Jurgen Klopp’s side begin a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp, Fulham, Leeds, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Klopp reveals Ferguson apology

London (AFP) – Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp revealed he apologised to Alex Ferguson after waking the former Manchester United boss in the early hours of the morning. Ferguson sent a congratulatory message to Klopp when... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, Ferguson, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Klopp dismayed by end to five-sub rule in Premier League

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp branded the decision to not extend the use of five substitutes in the Premier League as a lack of common sense as he voiced his concerns for player... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool, Man City face tough battle from Premier League challengers

London (AFP) – Liverpool and Manchester City remain the teams to beat after three seasons of total dominance but a rejuvenated Manchester United and free-spending Chelsea could force themselves into a four-way race for the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Afp, Liverpool Man City, AFP Liverpool


Milner urges Liverpool to stay focused after title triumph

London (AFP) – Liverpool midfielder James Milner has warned his team-mates it would be “criminal” for them to lose their focus after one Premier League title triumph. Jurgen Klopp’s side ended a 30-year wait to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, James Milner, Jurgen Klopp, Afp, Milner, AFP Liverpool


Liverpool’s Lovren completes Zenit switch

London (AFP) – Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has completed a move to Russian side Zenit St Petersburg for a reported £10.9 million ($14 million) after slipping down the pecking order at Anfield. The 31-year-old, who... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Anfield, Dejan Lovren, Zenit St Petersburg, Afp, Zenit, AFP Liverpool