With over a month still to go in the summer transfer window, Arsenal have already done some very good business, with David Ospina soon to be confirmed and with Mathieu Debuchy and Alexis Sanchez already done and dusted. Plus, Arsene Wenger and Theo Gazidis have promised us more, so the Gunners will certainly have a [.
Would James Milner to Liverpool transfer be pointless for both parties? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
James Milner has been rumored to be on Liverpool's list of transfer targets, but what could Brendan Rodgers give the England midfielder that Manchester City don't already offer? IE a place on the bench.
Steven Gerrard retires from international football who do England turn to next? is a post from: Just Football
After a dazzling 14 years and 114 caps at international level, England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement. As we pointed out in England's World Cup Post-Mortem an ongoing series on Just Football looking at World Cup flops given his age Gerrard's international career was always likely to die out after a disappointing tournament in Brazil.
The Liverpool squad have touched down in Boston ahead of four games across the United States, to prepare them for the upcoming Premier League season. Liverpool is among nine Premier League clubs playing friendlies across the United States this summer.
For Liverpool fans in the Boston area, the club will give fans the opportunity to see the Reds practice on the pitch at Fenway Park at a special open training session on July 22 at 6:00pm on the eve of "Football at Fenway," the club's July 23 match versus Italian giant AS Roma.
Former England defender Micah Richards is hoping that Manchester City will allow him to join Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur or Newcastle United on loan this season, according to The Express. Richards made just two Premier League appearances last term – both of which came before Christmas. With Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta ahead of him in the pecking order, Richards appears to be surplus to requirements at the Etihad Stadium.
Liverpool: Defence yet to be improved - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
During the 2013/14 season Liverpool looked to play an open, attacking style of play under Brendan Rodgers which lead to them scoring 101 goals in the season and a second place finish. However on the other hand they conceded a total of 50 goals in 38 Premier League games, more than 11th placed Crystal Palace.
What do Billy Meredith, Stanley Matthews, Raymond Kopa, Manolo Garrincha, George Best, Allan Simonsen, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, Luis Figo, Raúl González, Andrei Shevchenko, David Villa and Cristiano Ronaldo have in common? Besides all of them being legends of soccer, they have all played a crucial role in making number 7 a mythological shirt number in the history of soccer.
Done Deal: Liverpool agree to sign Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool and Arsenal have been involved in a transfer tug-of-war already this season. The Reds wanted to sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona but the Chilean winger chose to join the London outfit instead.
Liverpool one step closer to signing Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Javier Manquillo has only made 17 appearances for Atletico Madrid but he is considered as one of the brightest prospects in Spain. Only couple of weeks before, reports emergedfromSpain that Arsenal are showing a keen interest him and wantto secure a season long loan deal for the full-back.
Steven Gerrard: England's loss is Liverpool's gain - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England captain and Liverpool player Steven Gerrard has retired from international football after representing his country for 14 years. The 34-year-old Gerrard won 114 caps and scored 21 goals during his time at the national team.
The transfer saga of €42m rated Manchester United target explained - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The post World Cup hyperbole seems to be kicking in for every Colombian player who enthralled the biggest of stages in Brazil in their run to the quarter finals. Every four years a handful of young sensations fresh from their 'biggest stage' exploits are touted for a move to the most illustrious clubs around who rub shoulders in the highest echelons of European football.
Liverpool set to complete £38m triple deals this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed to invest money received from the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona into the squad, and it seems,the Reds manager is on the right track to sculpt the squad to his own taste.
Liverpool midfielder could reunite with former mentor in Italy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Lucas Leiva is a popular figure among the Liverpool fans. Though it was not always like that. The Brazilian, who was signed by then manager Rafael Benitez, struggled to make a big impact in his debut season and was even booed by home fans at Anfield.
Liverpool beat Arsenal to secure fifth signing, striker to join on five-year-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed to make full use of the money received from Luis Suarez' sale to Barcelona and didn't waste any time in delving into the transfer market to sign QPR striker Loic Remy.
Liverpool have named their 33-man squad for the pre-season tour to Boston, Chicago, New York, Charlotte and potentially Miami.
The Reds will depart for the United States from John Lennon airport in Liverpool on Sunday afternoon (July 20). The squad, led by captain Steven Gerrard, will include new signings Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.
Loic Remy will complete his £8.5million Liverpool move in America this week. The QPR striker is expected to join up with Liverpool on their pre-season tour. Remy, 27, will fly into Boston later this week if everything goes to plan to officially become Brendan Rodgers' fifth summer signing.
There's news tonight that Liverpool will move in for QPR striker Loic Remy, and that will mean that another Newcastle striker target this summer will end up joininganother club. Loic Remy likely to join Liverpool It had seemed that we may have had a chance early today with QPR managerHarry Redknappsaying he would like [.
Liverpool has switched their attentions away from Michel Vorm – and are poised to take Fiorentina keeper Neto to Anfield, according to reports. Brendan Rodgers is looking for another goalkeeping option for next season as he prepares his squad for Champions League. Brad Jones is not good enough to regularly challenge Simon Mignolet for the first-team squad, though he has looked good in cup competitions last season.
Napoli are close to completing a loan deal for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, Goal understands. The Serie A side has reached an agreement with Liverpool over a season-long move for the Brazilian, who could reunite with former Anfield boss Rafa Benitez at Anfield. The deal would also involve a permanent transfer clause, which would be triggered once Lucas has played a certain number of games for Napoli.
Preston North End vs Liverpool 2014 Friendly Highlights 1-2 Brownhill Suso Peterson Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Preston North End vs Liverpool 2014 Friendly Highlights 1-2 Brownhill Suso Peterson Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Preston North End vs Liverpool 2014 (PNE Liverpool VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Preston vs Liverpool 1-2 (Brownhill/ Suso, Peterson) Deepdale Stadium, Preston- 19 July, 2014- Pre-season Friendly- 19/7/14 [.
Video- Suso goal vs Preston Friendly 2014 Liverpool July is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video- Suso goal vs Preston Friendly 2014 Liverpool July is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This cracking Suso goal vs Preston (VIDEO BELOW) helped Liverpool beat PNE in their friendly game on 19th July, 2014.
Here we were thinking thatRory McIlroy wasjust a fancy ventriloquist's dummy used onSantander adverts, but it turns out he's actually a professional golfer (yes, apparently they have those these days!) and a rather good one for that matter with the 25-year-old Norn Irishman doing some good putting, etc on his way to winning the2014 Open Championship over the weekend.
Dejan Lovren is set to join Liverpool from Southampton in the next 24 hours. Reports earlier today suggested that the Saints were preparing to let Lovren leave as they lined up a bid for Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar. But reports in Croatia suggest that a deal is now imminent and could be confirmed as soon as this evening.
Suso is determined to impress manager Brendan Rodgers during preseason and earn a place in the Liverpool team. The 20-year-old signed for Liverpool from Cadiz in 2010 but has struggled to make an impact at the club and last season he was loaned out to Almeria, where he scored three Liga goals.
Once again, recap in the form of various notes, because preseason. All the usual "it's preseason" caveats obviously apply.
• Aside from the result, that was an awful lot like Wednesday's friendly. Liverpool lose a starter we're eager to see early on (taken off as a precaution), Liverpool struggle to get shots off, Liverpool concede a regrettable first-half goal (this time from a set play).