• Liverpool can challenge for Premier League title – Riise

    Liverpool can challenge for Premier League title – Riise

    Former Liverpool left-back John Arne Riise believes that the Reds are genuine title contenders under Jurgen Klopp.

    Four consecutive league wins have lifted Liverpool into fourth place in the Premier League standings, just two points behind leaders Manchester City.

    And although Riise believes that Pep Guardiola’s side will eventually lift the trophy, he insists that Jurgen Klopp’s men will run the Etihad club close.

    “I think Liverpool will be there to challenge,” Riise said. “but I think City are too strong. Surely, though, […]

  • Gerrard was the complete player, but Totti is a god – Riise

    Gerrard was the complete player, but Totti is a god – Riise

    Former Liverpool and Roma full-back John Arne Riise has hailed Steven Gerrard and Francesco Totti as the two best players he ever played with.

    Ex-Norway international Riise spent seven successful years at Anfield before joining Roma in 2008, going on to make 133 appearances for the Serie A side.

    During the height of his career, Riise played alongside two of the most renowned one-club players in Europe in Gerrard and Totti, and has named the pair the best he has ever played […]