• Daniel Sturridge will not be leaving Liverpool, says Jurgen Klopp

    Daniel Sturridge will not be leaving Liverpool, says Jurgen Klopp

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted striker Daniel Sturridge is not for sale.

    After struggling for first-team football, the England international has been linked with a January move to Premier League rivals West Ham.

    Sturridge has yet to score in his nine top-flight appearances this season, of which only four have been starts.

    “There is absolutely no thought to sell any player from the first-team squad,” said Klopp.

    “I don’t think it would make sense.”
    The 27-year-old forward has scored four goals in the EFL […]

  • I don’t care about the age of a player – Klopp

    I don’t care about the age of a player – Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp insists age is just a number as he looks to breed a new set of youngsters into the Liverpool first team.

    17-year-old Ben Woodburn became the youngest ever goalscorer for the Reds when he bagged late on in their EFL Cup victory over Leeds on Tuesday night.

    Klopp gave chances to a number of the club’s academy prospects, including Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ovie Ejaria, who produced good performances against the Yorkshire outfit.

    When asked whether he has a favourite age of […]

  • Coutinho names three Barcelona players better than Ronaldo

    Coutinho names three Barcelona players better than Ronaldo

    The Liverpool ace, who has been to Barcelona, talked up his trio of prospective future team-mates in their race to be crowned this year’s best player.

    Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho did his transfer links to Barcelona no harm by tipping Barcelona trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar for the 2016 Ballon d’Or – snubbing Cristiano Ronaldo in the process.

    The Brazilian has truly come of age this season, firing the Reds to Premier League title contention before suffering an untimely injury […]

  • Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho out for five weeks with injury – Jurgen Klopp

    Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho out for five weeks with injury – Jurgen Klopp

    Liverpool are set to be without Philippe Coutinho for at least five weeks after scans confirmed that the Brazilian has suffered ankle ligament damage, Jurgen Klopp said on Tuesday.

    Coutinho was stretchered off midway through Saturday’s 2-0 win over Sunderland after a clash with Didier Ndong and went for a scan on his right ankle on Monday.

    Klopp told BBC Radio 5 Live in the build-up to Tuesday night’s EFL Cup quarterfinal with Leeds United: “Phil needs between five and a few […]

  • Liverpool 2-0 Leeds: Divock Origi fires while Ovie Ejaria and Lucas Leiva stumble

    Liverpool 2-0 Leeds: Divock Origi fires while Ovie Ejaria and Lucas Leiva stumble

    Liverpool had to really fight for their 2-0 win over Leeds United in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup and several players stood out in the victory.

    Divock Origi sent the Reds on their way to the semi-finals, while two Liverpool men disappointed.

    Here we pick out the hits and misses from the game as one Leeds player impresses despite coming out on the losing end.

    Divock Origi had been pretty woeful for Liverpool before he popped up to score a 76th minute […]

  • Klopp insists Liverpool can cope without Coutinho

    Klopp insists Liverpool can cope without Coutinho

    Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can handle the absence of injured playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

    The Brazil international damaged ankle ligaments in his right leg in Saturday’s win over Sunderland and could be out for as long as six weeks, potentially ruling him out of the busy festive period. Matt Stead believes the Reds proved they could manage without him at the weekend.

    Klopp’s forward line has already been affected by the loss of Danny Ings to a season-ending knee injury while Daniel Sturridge […]

  • Liverpool ready for ‘parked buses’ – Klopp

    Liverpool ready for ‘parked buses’ – Klopp

    The German expects that his side’s opponents will seek to frustrate in the weeks ahead after a strong offensive start to the season.

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his team are ready to play against “parked buses” after extending their unbeaten run.

    A Divock Origi goal and James Milner penalty saw Klopp’s men to a 2-0 win over Sunderland on Saturday, although they were made to wait until the final 15 minutes at Anfield.

    Unbeaten in 14 games in all competitions, Liverpool’s free-scoring […]

  • Coutinho to have scan on suspected ankle ligament damage

    Coutinho to have scan on suspected ankle ligament damage

    The Reds attacker will know how long he’ll be sidelined for after an examination on Monday, while his countryman Roberto Firmino is not expected to have a screening on his calf.

    Philippe Coutinho will discover the full extent of his injury after undertaking a scan on Monday afternoon, with Liverpool suspecting their Brazilian star has suffered ankle ligament damage.

    The 24-year-old – one of the Premier League’s standout performers this season – was left in anguish after Didier Ndong caught his right […]

  • Klopp: Sunderland are the most defensive team I have ever seen

    Klopp: Sunderland are the most defensive team I have ever seen

    The Reds left it late to net the two goals that finally broke the deadlock, and their manager was not amused by the visitors’ unwillingness to push forward.

    Jurgen Klopp described Sunderland as “the most defensive team I ever saw in my life” after his Liverpool side scrapped to a 2-0 win at Anfield.

    Black Cats boss David Moyes said beforehand his team would “park the double-decker bus” on Saturday and they certainly adopted a defensive mindset, although it almost paid dividends […]

  • Coutinho kill joy: Liverpool’s win overshadowed by serious injury

    Coutinho kill joy: Liverpool’s win overshadowed by serious injury

    The Reds returned to the top of the table with a 1-0 victory over David Moyes’ side, but lost Philippe Coutinho to injury at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

    It was the result Liverpool had wanted, toiled for, and been patient enough to force. Sunderland’s “double-decker bus” had its tyres punctured by a curler into the far post by Divock Origi, before James Milner drove a dent into it from the penalty spot.

    The Reds, who are now 14 games unbeaten on the […]

  • Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland: Stubborn Black Cats undone by Origi and Milner

    Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland: Stubborn Black Cats undone by Origi and Milner

    Liverpool defeated Sunderland on Saturday, edging past a stubborn Black Cats side.

    Liverpool started brightly against the Black Cats, knowing that it would take a big effort to get past a side with little intention of attacking in numbers.

    However, John O’Shea, Lamine Kone, and co. held firm and frustrated the Reds in the first 20 minutes, before managing the odd foray forward as the game went on.

    The only trouble that Jurgen Klopp’s side came in to was mostly caused by themselves, […]