Joe Allen claims Liverpool stars nearly got the manager the sack while Rodgers admits he drove £49m winger away

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen has said that Brendan Rodgers should have been given the boost last summer, and a less tolerant set of owners may not have been so forgiving. Speaking with the Daily Express, the Welshman says it would have been all the player’s fault had the manager been given the chop. Following a limp attempt to back up their surge to second place in the 2013/14 season, the Reds slumped to a 6-1 defeat away to Stoke on the final day of last season, leading to Rodgers keeping…

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Liverpool target FIVE more signings this summer in dramatic squad overhaul

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is said to be hoping to make a further five signings this summer as he prepares to overhaul his squad ahead of an attempt at a drastic improvement of their fortunes next term, according to the Daily Mirror. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Six key battles on the Premier League’s opening day: including Jordan Henderson Thursday’s Liverpool rumours The Reds are set to wrap up the signing of Charlton youngster Joe Gomez by the end of the week, and have managed to fend off a…

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(Tweets) Liverpool fans away Jurgen Klopp appointment after tough opening fixtures

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Liverpool fans are already anticipating the club sacking manager Brendan Rodgers and replacing him with former Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp as the club’s tough opening run could threaten his position. READ MORE: Liverpool to rival Man United for Firmino Premier League side bids for Carlos Tevez Liverpool chase Championship wonderkid The Reds have been handed a difficult opening sequence of games, that will see them take on Stoke (a), Arsenal (a), Man United (a), Everton (a), Tottenham (a), Chelsea (a) Man City (a) with clashes against bogey side Aston…

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Brendan Rodgers faces uncertain future as Liverpool plan to appoint Rafa Benitez’s former assistant

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers may have had his future assured for the time-being, but it appears that some members of the playing squad fear for the Northern Irishman. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Goals A disappointing campaign has seen the club’s owners – Fenway Sports Group – review the current situation at Anfield, the Daily Mail reported at the start of the month. And while the Mail suggested that – publicly at least – Rodgers’ future was not in any danger, The Sun have reported that both his assistant Colin Pascoe…

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Brendan Rodgers forced to cede power to transfer committee to keep Liverpool job

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will not be sacked as the club’s manager as long as he agrees to work with a transfer committee this summer, the Daily Mirror reports. Latest and breaking transfer rumours, news and gossip from the January and summer transfer windows 2015 brought to you by the world’s favourite football blog – CaughtOffside.com! Fenway Sports Group president Mike Gordon and club chairman Tom Werner are set to arrive on Merseyside on Tuesday, and will hold a meeting with Rodgers at some point over the next 24 hours…

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Jurgen Klopp effectively rules out Liverpool manager job this summer

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will probably be breathing a huge sigh of relief today after Jurgen Klopp revealed that he intends to take a break from the game before making his next move. Latest and breaking transfer rumours, news and gossip from the January and summer transfer windows 2015 brought to you by the world’s favourite football blog – CaughtOffside.com! According to The Sun, the 47-year-old – who oversaw his final match as Borussia Dortmund manager at the weekend – will take a year out of the game, having spent the last…

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Analysis: Why Southampton’s Clyne would be ideal for Liverpool

Whoever is in charge of Liverpool for next season, they will be under significant pressure to restore their place in the Premier League’s top four. The final resting place of sixth in 2014-15 fell a long way short of expectations as too many players underperformed, while the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona and the persistent injury problems suffered by fellow prolific striker Daniel Sturridge had a significant impact on their Goals For column. But perhaps the biggest factor behind their failure to qualify for the Champions League was a poor…

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Liverpool make ambitious bid for sacked Real Madrid manager

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Despite Brendan Rodgers reportedly being given assurances that his job is safe, reports in Spain claim Liverpool have made an ambitious approach for Carlo Ancelotti, who was recently sacked by Real Madrid. According to Marca, the 55-year-old was set to take a year out of the game following his dismissal from the Bernabeu, but the Reds could be the ones to persuade him to come straight back into management. Perhaps however, it is not the most audacious bid to come his way from the Premier League, as Marca also suggest…

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