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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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 boss admits transfer talks amid multiple links

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that the Merseyside club have already started preparations for the upcoming summer transfer window. The German manager also added that the club’s participation, or lack of, will dictate their transfer strategy for the summer. “We are in talks with different people – players, agents, all that stuff,” Klopp told the Liverpool Echo. “Not a lot of decisions have been already made at this point. Why should they at this stage? “But we are on the way. At the end, I’m sure we will have…

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Klopptimistic Update- Coutinho Inching Closer Towards First Team Action

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Philippe Coutinho will travel with the team to the South Coast, and might be involved in the EFL semi-final clash against the Saints and the Sunday night encounter against Jose Mourinho’s men at Old Trafford. The Brazilian maestro succumbed to an ankle injury back in November 2016, following a horrendous challenge by Black Cats midfielder Didier N’Dong. The uneventful injury resulted in the Liverpool number 10 missing out on ten games as the Reds suffered unfavourable results against Bournemouth, West Ham, Sunderland and…

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Liverpool set to further strengthen squad

Liverpool are on the verge of signing Augsburg central defender Ragnar Klavan , whilst the Merseyside club are also interested in recruiting Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle, according to the Telegraph. Experienced Estonian to bolster defensive options It is understood that Liverpool have agreed to initially pay £3.5m for Klavan, who played in both legs of Augsburg’s Europa League last 32 tie against Liverpool last season. The 30-year-old Estonian captain has made 108 international appearances and been named his country’s player of the year for the last three seasons. Since joining…

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Does Joe Allen have a future at Liverpool?

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to establish whether Joe Allen has a future with the club, according to the BBC. Despite only starting eight Premier League games last season, the 26-year-old enjoyed a magnificent Euro 2016 with Wales, testified by him being named in UEFA’s team of the tournament. Following his European Championship exploits, Allen is currently on a three week holiday, whilst being due to begin pre-season training with Liverpool at the end of July. In the meantime, Klopp appears intent on determining whether to either include the…

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Twitter loves the latest news about Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has signed a six-year contract with Liverpool less than a year after becoming their manager, the Reds announced on their website. The German boss guided Liverpool to the finals of the League Cup and Europa League last season, saving their season after he took over from Brendan Rodgers. Not surprisingly, Twitter liked the move: Walking around Liverpool after signing a new six-year deal like… #LFC #Klopp https://t.co/lfX85GTifv — Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) 8 juli 2016 Since the start of Klopp’s reign at Anfield, no team has created more…

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Premier League Season Review – Liverpool

Liverpool: 8th FA Cup: Round Four Capital One Cup: Runners-up Europa League: Runners-up Even before the 2015-16 season began, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was clearly under considerable pressure. Given a second chance after a largely disappointing year which had culminated with an embarrassing 6-1 thrashing at Stoke City, he had to make a strong start in order to remain at Anfield for the foreseeable future, all while no longer able to call upon the influence of Steven Gerrard. The long-time captain had finally said goodbye to the club to which he…

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Study proves the “Jurgen Klopp effect” at Liverpool has reached the Bundesliga

​Liverpool are the Premier League’s most attractive club for Bundesliga players, according to a study conducted by German sports magazine Kicker (via Daily Star). In a survey carried out among 235 players from the German’s first football tier 9.8 percent named the Reds as the club they would most like to play for. Jurgen Klopp’s squad beat Arsenal and Manchester United by a fairly comfortable margin, as the Gunners received 6 per cent of the votes and the Red Devils 5.1 per cent. Only European giants Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich scored…

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Liverpool vs Sevilla – Europa League Final preview

Liverpool are just 90 minutes away from winning their first silverware in four years as they contest the Europa League final, but in order to do so they need to find a way past a Sevilla side that is looking to win this competition for a third successive year. As well as the trophy, there is another big prize to play for as the winner will gain a spot in the group stage of next season’s Champions League, so with neither having managed to qualify through their domestic league it…

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Shocking stats on Liverpool outcast, Jurgen Klopp’s influence in full effect

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is facing a lengthy suspension from the game of football after the Frenchman decided not to challenge the results of his failed drugs test, according to the BBC. The 26-year-old tested positive for a banned substance, which was reported to be a fat burning supplement, following Liverpool’s 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford in March. He was subsequently left out of the Reds’ squad for their encounter with Newcastle. He had until Tuesday to request a test of his B sample, but opted not to.…

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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool – Premier League preview and team news

Crystal Palace will be hoping that their inexorable slide down the table can be remedied by a home clash against Liverpool, the team that they have impressively had the better of in each of their last three Premier League meetings. The Londoners must have thought that a demoralising run without a top-flight victory was set to come to a welcome end last time out against Sunderland as they went into the dying stages carrying a priceless lead. However, they did not count on Fabio Borini’s bolt from the blue and…

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Tottenham, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp register some remarkable stats

The Premier League has seen a total of 27 matchdays so far, while the Capital One League Cup has a winner. Time to look at some remarkable stats, which involve Tottenham, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp. The Spurs are fighting for their first English top flight title since 1961, and they are down just two points from Premier League leaders Leicester City after beating Swansea 2-1 during the weekend. Now, Tottenham have won their last six league matches and they are aiming to win a seventh one when they…

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Liverpool vs Man City – Capital One Cup Final Preview

It promises to be a titanic tussle at Wembley on Sunday afternoon as Jurgen Klopp aims to win his first trophy as Liverpool boss as they contest the Capital One Cup final with Manchester City, who are looking to win the competition for the second time in three years. Success in 2014 was Manuel Pellegrini’s maiden piece of silverware at City and this one could well be his last, as it has already been confirmed that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season. Currently fourth…

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Mkhitaryan: “Jurgen Klopp was not attacking enough”

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken a swipe at former club manager Jurgen Klopp. The current Liverpool manager enjoyed a successful time with the Bundesliga club and won two league titles and one domestic cup during his time with the club. He also led them to the finals of 2012-13 Champions League. However, his final season with the Bundesliga club was rather an unforgettable one as he led them to the seventh position in the league table. Mkhitaryan, who arrived at Signal Iduna Park in the summer of 2013,…

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Aston Villa vs Liverpool – Premier League preview and team news

Liverpool will be hoping to end their indifferent recent run of results by getting the better of Aston Villa, who may just be feeling that they could pull off the greatest of escapes from relegation. Make no mistake, the hosts’ chances of survival are extremely slim as they still have a significant amount of ground to make up, but a run of eight points from the last 15 available certainly represents progress. If they can maintain that ratio over their remaining games it would be much more promising, but few…

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Jurgen Klopp warns Pep Guardiola for “tougher” Premier League

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said Manchester City-bound Pep Guardiola should expect a tougher test in the Premier League than he has faced in the Primera Division and the Bundesliga. Guardiola will take over as Man City manager before the 2016-17 season starts, ready to sign a three-year contract at the Emirates after not renewing his contract with German giants Bayern Munich. Therefore, the former Borussia Dortmund coach and still current Bayern boss will renew their rivalry next season when Guardiola replaces Manuel Pellegrini as Man City manager. Klopp was fulsome in his…

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This stat says Jurgen Klopp is Premier League’s best tactical manager

It hasn’t been an easy task for Jurgen Klopp at Anfield, with Liverpool still unable to crack the top five. But one stat say the German is quite the tactician. A Premier League manager has to be able to make great substitutions, and the Liverpool boss seems to be pretty good at it. In just 15 league matches, his subs have contributed to 10 goals, scoring six times and providing four assists. Only Everton coach Roberto Martinez has had a similar amount of success, with seven goals and three assists.…

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Liverpool fans are getting increasingly worried about Klopp’s reign

The hope and excitement that came along with the appointment of Jurgen Klopp is slowly fading away at Anfield. The recent transfer deals and the defeat against Manchester United have done little to ease concerns among the club fans. Some fans are clearly not happy with the recent transfers at the club, and they have made it known on Twitter. However, Klopp has made it clear that he has the final say on transfers at the club. Signed Caulker, linked with Shane Long, & Mignolet gets a long contract extension. I dread…

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Jurgen Klopp calls Alex Ferguson “the John Lennon of football”, Twitter reacts

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp in his pre-match conference on Friday called former Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson the John Lennon of football. Klopp was addressing the media ahead of United’s Sunday trip to Anfield, and he was full of praise for the legendary manager. Comparing Sir Alex to the famous Liverpool musician, he said: “Maybe he is the best ever. The John Lennon of football or something.” Users on Twitter, as usual, reacted in numbers to the comments. United fans loved them, Liverpool fans not so much. If Sir…

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Not everyone liked Jurgen Klopp’s celebration on touchline

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp makes for an interesting watch on the touchline. The German manager is famous for his animated celebrations on the touchline, and most of the football fans seem to love his passion. But not everyone! Many of them think that he’s just an attention seeker. Last night, he celebrated the Liverpool’s injury-time equalizer against Arsenal in his usual style and it didn’t go down well with some of the football fans. Handful on here who know my ex’s won’t believe this but Klopp is the biggest attention seeker…

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Arsene Wenger has a message for Jurgen Klopp

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger understands Jurgen Klopp moaning about the lack of a winter break and the number of games teams have to play in the Premier League, according to The Daily Star. On Wednesday, The Gunners visit Liverpool in a real cracker at Anfield. It will be The Reds’ third match in just eight days, a packed schedule that has seen it’s share of criticism from the German Liverpool boss. Wenger doesn’t necessarily disagree with Klopp: “I was like that (when arriving at Arsenal in 1996),” he said. “I’m still…

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Billboard trolls Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp

Paddy Power has done it again. The Irish bookmaking company has unveiled a new controversial billboard, this time trolling Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp. Following the string of #LFC injuries, this was spotted on Lime St evening… pic.twitter.com/8a7WNaJKda — Paddy Power (@paddypower) 8 januari 2016 The text says: “You’ll never walk alone (or ever again if you play for Klopp)” and is accompanied by a weelchair that says “property of L.F.C”. The billboard on Lime Street Station in Liverpool is a reaction to The Red’s many injured players, thirteen in total at…

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Liverpool vs Leicester – Premier League preview and team news

Now on a run of four games without a win in all competitions, Liverpool will be determined to overcome Leicester City and consign the leaders to their first away defeat in the Premier League this season. Manager Jurgen Klopp was far from happy after his Reds side were swept aside 3-0 by in-form Watford on Sunday, where they went behind to a disputed early goal and from then on were second best in both boxes despite enjoying the majority of the possession. Despite the dubious nature of the opener, stand-in…

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