Merseyside in crisis: What next for Klopp and Koeman?

It was a terrible weekend for the Merseyside clubs in Premier League as both Liverpool and Everton slumped to heavy defeats. After initial weeks of uncertainty, the league table is beginning to take a familiar shape, but there still exist some anomalies. And current league positions of both Merseyside clubs have been the biggest shocks in the first quarter of the season. The new season started with much promise for both Liverpool and Everton. However, the last few days have been nothing less than a nightmare for their respective managers.…

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Tottenham vs Liverpool – betting tips and predictions

Tottenham will welcome Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in a Premier League clash on Sunday evening. Spurs have emerged as main challengers to both Manchester clubs in the league this season, and currently, they occupy the third spot in the table with 17 points. Mauricio Pochettino’s side has struggled to get results at their new home this season, but last week, they defeated Bournemouth 1-0 to register their first home win of the league season. Spurs’ performance was far from convincing in the game, and they would need to improve it…

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Liverpool vs Manchester United – betting tips and predictions

Following a two-week international break, club football will be back this weekend and what a fixture to kick things off in Premier League. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are in dire need of points as they prepare to host their arch-rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. The Reds have won just one of their last seven fixtures in all competitions and have dropped down to seventh in the table. Klopp’s players have famously done well against the top teams, and the German would be hoping for a win on Saturday.…

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Newcastle United vs Liverpool – betting tips and predictions

Newcastle United will host Liverpool at St James’ Park on Sunday evening in the last Premier League fixture before the international break. The Magpies were on a three-game winning run in the league before their 1-0 defeat at Brighton. Rafa Benitez’s side have nine points in their account and they are currently placed tenth in the league. The Magpies have won their last two league fixtures at home, and they would be looking to take advantage of Reds’ bad run of form on Sunday. The Reds have won just one…

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Liverpool vs Burnley – betting tips and predictions

Following two disappointing results in the last week, Liverpool will be eager to bounce back when they host Burnley at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. The Reds suffered a humiliating 5-0 defeat at Manchester City last Saturday, and then they allowed Sevilla to score a late equalizer in the 2-2 draw in their Champions League tie at Anfield. The Reds would be without Sadio Mane, who picked up a red card in the defeat at City. Jurgen Klopp’s side were impressive going forward against Sevilla, but they were made to pay…

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Arsene Wenger need to manage Europa League to his advantage in the league race

The mood in the Arsenal’s camp was definitely lifted following the comfortable 3-0 home win over Bournemouth last Saturday. The fact that Manchester United and Liverpool dropped points on the same day made the weekend even better for the club fans. As things stand, the Gunners are just four points off the top, but they can’t afford to let that gap increase anymore this early in the season. One positive aspect for the Gunners this season is that they would be able to prioritize league football over the European football.…

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Manchester City vs Liverpool betting tips and predictions

In the blockbuster Premier League fixture this weekend, Manchester City will host Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Both sides are arguably the best-attacking sides in the league, and the history of this fixture suggests that we should expect a high-scoring game this Saturday. Ahead of the game, Citizens and Reds find themselves level on seven points and are only separated by the goal difference. The Reds occupy the second spot in the table while City are two spots below in the fourth. City might be undefeated this season,…

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Arsenal fans set for disappointment on deadline day

Arsenal fans are set for disappointment for transfer deadline day, according to BBC journalist David Ornstein. The Gunners have signed only two players – Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac – this summer, and the club fans have been hoping for more enforcements – especially after the recent 4-0 humiliation against Liverpool. The Gunners have already agreed to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a £40m deal to Liverpool, and according to Ornstein, they have no money for a major deal unless Alexis Sanchez departs for massive money or in a swap deal.…

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Chelsea planning a late swoop for Premier League striker and more deadline day updates

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen to seal a last-minute swoop for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, according to talkSPORT. Llorente, who has previously played under the Italian manager at Juventus, was also a transfer target for the Blues in January, but a move never realized. The report claims that the Premier League champions are still interested in the 32-year-old, even though they are yet to lodge a bid for the Spanish striker. Llorente, who joined the Swans on a two-year deal from Sevilla last summer, has only one year…

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Liverpool prepared to offload Origi for Lemar

Liverpool have made a third bid for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar – and are willing to allow Divock Origi to join the Ligue 1 side in exchange. According to French outlet L’Équipe, the Reds have made an €80m bid for the 21-year-old, with €50m being paid up front before an additional payment of €30m to be made the following summer. In addition to cash, Liverpool hope they can use Monaco’s interest in forward Origi to their advantage by allowing the Belgian international to spend a year at the Stade Louis…

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Liverpool vs Arsenal predictions and betting tips

In arguably the biggest Premier League fixture of this weekend, Liverpool will host Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday. The Reds will come into the game high on confidence after a good week on the pitch. During midweek, they defeated Hoffenheim at home to secure their berth in the Champions League group stage. On the domestic front, the Reds started the season with a disappointing 3-3 draw at Watford and followed that up a hard-fought 1-0 home win over Crystal Palace last weekend. Meanwhile, the Gunners will come into the game on…

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Naivety cost inexperienced Nagelsmann and Hoffenheim at Anfield

“I’m not in awe of this club. We know it’s a big name with a lot of history. But I’m looking forward to it. We’ve shown in the first leg that we coped well with them. We can deal with fast attackers.” The words of Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann during his pre-match press conference, ahead of his side’s second leg tie with Liverpool at Anfield. The 30-year-old was similarly outspoken in the aftermath of their 2-1 defeat in the first leg. “We had the ball in many important spaces. He…

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Why Barcelona gave up on Philippe Coutinho?

Liverpool can finally breathe a sigh of relief as Barcelona have ended their interest in their Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho. The latest report from Liverpool Echo claims that the Catalans have finally accepted defeat in their pursuit after seeing three bids rejected by the Reds. The Catalan club, despite their best efforts to unbalance the Brazilian at Merseyside, will now have to continue their search for Neymar’s replacement elsewhere. The Catalan club had been interested in Coutinho for quite some time, but they started pursuing him actively only after losing…

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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace predictions and betting tips

The start of the new season didn’t go as planned for Liverpool as they conceded an injury-time equalizer against Watford. The Reds will now attempt to properly kick-start their league campaign against their bogey side Crystal Palace at Anfield. The Eagles didn’t make an impressive start to the new season either as they suffered arguably the worst result of the opening weekend in the form of a 3-0 defeat to newcomers Huddersfield at Selhurst Park. Barcelona’s pursuit of Philippe Coutinho has overshadowed the Merseyside club in the last few weeks,…

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Sturridge eases injury fears

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has played down fears over his fitness after being forced off during his side’s 3-0 defeat of Bayern Munich with a thigh problem. The 27-year-old replaced Mohamed Salah midway through the second half and got his name on the scoresheet with a superb chip – but appeared to injure himself in the process of netting Liverpool’s third goal of the night. Although he attempted to continue playing, manager Jurgen Klopp elected to take no risks with the forward, bringing on Dominic Solanke for the closing minutes.…

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Liverpool receive massive boost on injury front

Liverpool have received a massive boost on the injury front, according to the latest report from the Telegraph. The report claims that injured duo skipper Jordan Henderson and winger Sadio Mane are expected to recover in time for the pre-season training. Henderson hasn’t played for the Reds since suffering a foot injury in the win over Tottenham on February 11. Initial diagnosis had suggested that the England international would be able to recover before the end of the season, but he suffered a setback in his recovery. Meanwhile, Sane suffered…

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Liverpool expected to make a revised offer for winger

Serie A side AS Roma expect Liverpool to make a revised bid for their winger Mohamed Salah. Liverpool have had a bid of £28m rejected for the Egypt international, but according to the latest report from Sky Italy, the Reds still remain in talks with Roma regarding their player. The 24-year-old has already agreed on personal terms with the Merseysiders, and the report claims that Roma are prepared to let go of their player at the right price. Roma are expecting the Premier League side to come back with an improved offer this…

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The best 3 signings in the Premier League this season

The 2016/17 Premier League campaign is entering the final stages, with plenty still to play for at both the top and bottom of the table. The fight for survival continues, with Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Hull City and Swansea City among the teams in danger of relegation. At the top of the table, meanwhile, there are still a number of clubs fighting for a top-four finish. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are well on course for a place in next season’s Champions League, while Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal appear to…

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Could Arsenal once again defy odds?

Arsenal once again find themselves in a familiar position. Placed fifth, the Gunners require a near-perfect finish to finish in the top-four this season. They have done it on more than one occasion in the past, but can they do it again? Chelsea and Tottenham are fighting for the title at the top of the table and are certain to finish in top four. At the time of writing, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United occupy the next four spots, and these four clubs will be competing for the…

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Manchester United and Liverpool battle for £30m star

Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly chasing a summer move for Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez. The wantaway Colombian forward is reportedly frustrated at the lack of playing options in Zinedine Zidane’s side and wants to secure a move in the summer. Sky Sports’ La Liga expert Guillem Balague reckons that Real Madrid are keen to sell the 25-year-old in the summer and Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are interested in him. However, United are said to favourites to land his signature as his agent Jorge Mendes also…

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Liverpool face another Bundesliga setback

Liverpool have suffered a setback in their pursuit of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud. Monchengladbach have officially confirmed that their 21-year-old star midfielder will join fellow Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in the summer. Dahoud’s contract with his current club runs out in 2018. The deal has reportedly cost £10.3 million to Dortmund and player is expected to sign a five-year contract. BREAKING: Mahmoud #Dahoud will complete a move to @BVB this summer. More details: https://t.co/3NLCLuOLRv pic.twitter.com/ucyT1VVk5C — Gladbach (@borussia_en) March 30, 2017 The Syria-born footballer had refused to sign a…

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West Ham to pursue Liverpool star in summer

West Ham United want to sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge as a potential replacement for Andy Carroll, according to Daily Star. The report claims that the Hammers intend to sell injury-prone Carroll in the summer and aim to replace him with wantaway Sturridge. Ironically, the Hammers signed Carroll in a £15 million deal from the Reds in 2013. However, he could never properly settle at the club due to his consistent injury problems. This season, he has scored six goals in 14 appearances for Slaven Bilic’s side. The 28-year-old was…

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Liverpool Succumbs to its Fifth Defeat as Klopp Tries to Stop the Bleeding

Liverpool fans aren’t exactly happy with the way things are going as of late, thanks to its fifth defeat in the Premier League. The latest defeat, which happened on Monday night, now has everyone looking not just at the team but also Jurgen Klopp. What makes these defeats sting even more is the fact all of them have come at the hands of clubs that are in the bottom half of the standings table. What’s Going On? While it would make sense that the other top clubs would be giving…

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Liverpool star set for summer exit

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set for a summer exit from the club, according to a report from the Telegraph. Sturridge has found opportunities hard to come by under Jurgen Klopp, with the German preferring to use Brazilian Roberto Firmino or Divock Origi for their work rates and movement. The England international has scored only two goals this season in 14 league appearances, of which only five have come as starts. According to reports, the Englishman will hold discussions with his manager to figure out his future at the club,…

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Liverpool key duo doubtful for Monday Night clash vs Leicester

Dejan Lovren and Daniel Sturridge are major doubts for Liverpool for the Monday night clash with Leicester after sitting out of the recent training sessions. The Reds will face the reigning champions on Monday night at King Power Stadium with both the teams struggling at either end of the table. Liverpool sit one point behind Arsenal on fifth and will look to come back in the Top 4 with Arsenal and Manchester United not playing this week. Leicester, on the contrary, sit one point above the relegation zone and have…

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