Stewart Downing rarely posed a threat for Liverpool during his time there, but manager Brendan Rodgers fears he could be a threat against them when he lines up for West Ham this weekend. The ex-Reds winger will face his old club for the first time since his £5m switch to Upton Park in the summer. [.
Liverpool are reportedly planning a January move for Switzerland international Granit Xhaka. The 21-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach is seen as the long-term replacement for skipper Steven Gerrard, according to Metro. Gerrard signed a new deal in the summer, but will be 34 when next season gets underway.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke won't be leaving the club in January or next summer, according to his agent. The in-demand youngster is considered to be new Xavi and is wanted by the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Barcelona. Some media reports claimed United were closing in on a £16m deal to sign the 21-year-old [.
Liverpool are reportedly nearing the completion of a deal to sign Swedish youngster Valmir Berisha. The 17-year-old dubbed the new Zlatan Ibrahimovic in some quarters has previously rejected trials at Arsenal and Manchester United, but has been wooed by Brendan Rodgers' promises of a fast-track into the Liverpool first-team.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has said he is happy to stay at Anfield until the end of the season. The Uruguay international tried to force through a move away from the club over the summer, but has since been in excellent form for the Reds, including his four-goal haul against Norwich last night. Judging [.
A league debut for Latics today for Lee Nicholls who kept a clean sheet! #wafc pic.twitter.com/AcQgZmtMa2 Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) October 27, 2013 Wigan goalkeeper Lee Nicholls has been watched by both Liverpool and Manchester United in recent days, according to the Daily Mail. The reports suggest that Liverpool coach John Achterberg was sent to [.
There's only one thing Luis Suarez hates more than FA disciplinary panels, and that's Norwich City. He always scores against them and he usually scores a hat-trick against them. Tonight he's bagged a 20-minute first-half hat-trick against the Canaries.
Liverpool youngster Samed Yesil is a £2m January transfer target for Turkish side Besiktas. The 19-year-old joined the Reds from Bayer Leverkusen in 2012, but injuries have slowed his progress during his time on Merseyside. Although Brendan Rodgers is said to rate the young striker, the Germany youth international could quit in order to make [.
Spanish youngster Joaquin Fernandez has joined Liverpool on trial, according to the Daily Mail. The 17-year-old midfielder currently plays for Almeria. He has reportedly joined the Reds for 10 days while the club's academy staff assess him. Liverpool scouts have already picked him out as a player capable of making the grade at Anfield.
England Under-21 striker Danny Ings is a January transfer target for Liverpool. Although Reds boss Brendan Rodgers yesterday played down his transfer window ambitions, the Daily Mirror reports that he will move for the Burnley youngster. Rodgers wants to add another striker to his squad with Daniel Sturridge out for around six weeks with an [.
Liverpool will not be spending big in the January transfer window, according to manager Brendan Rodgers. The Reds boss said his focus is on getting the best from the players he signed in the summer and those who were already at the club. And he said that the club cannot afford to bring in new [...]
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he and not his players should be blamed for yesterday's defeat at Hull. The Reds slipped to a 3-1 defeat against the Tigers, and Rodgers is in doubt as to where the blame lies. He said: "It was painful that was definitely the over-riding feeling. "We've been doing so [.
PSV Eindhoven wonderkid Dani Van Der Moot is a transfer target for Liverpool. The Daily Mail reports that Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is a big fan of the 16-year-old. Although the young striker is too raw to be able to bolster Rodgers' attack during Daniel Sturridge's injury layoff, Liverpool are keen to bring the youngster [.
Liverpool are reported to have joined Manchester United in the race for Brazilian midfielder Everton Ribeiro. While the thought of Everton chants ringing out from the Kop might not immediately appeal to Liverpool fans, it would be a significant coup if they can beat their old rivals to the signing of the Cruzeiro star.
Liverpool supporters can be less than impressed with the defeat to Hull yesterday, but they cannot accuse their players of not caring. Well, they cannot accuse Kolo Toure of not caring. The former Manchester City and Arsenal defender was seen beating the pitch in annoyance at the Reds' performance.
In stark contrast to their shocking defeat at the hands of Hull, Liverpool completely turned their fortunes around on Wednesday night in a 5-1 rout over Norwich. The magical Luis Suarez scored four times whilst Raheem Sterling netted the fifth. The game sees the Reds remain fourth in the table with West Ham at home for their next fixture.
Possible Liverpool Starting Line-up Against West Ham + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Games are coming thick and fast in the Premier League and squad depth of Liverpool will be tested now. The Reds face West Ham at Anfield on Saturday lunch-time kick off, where Brendan Rodgers would be hoping to see his side continue playing in the same form that dismantled Norwich City 5-1 on Wednesday.
Real Madrid want Liverpool's Suarez & Coutinho, what's going on? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Well, well, well. Only yesterday, we saw a breathtaking performance from Liverpool talisman Luis Suarez and equally good performance fromPhilippe Coutinho, and there you go, Spanish press reports Real Madrid are planning a£80m move for the Reds duo in the summer.
CONFIRMED: Liverpool vs Norwich Line-Ups Agger & Allen Start For the Reds - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool take on Norwich City in the Premier League midweek clash at the Anfield tonight, where Brendan Rodgers' side will be looking to bounce back strongly in the league after their Sunday's defeat against Hull City.
Liverpool Transfer: Reds to reignite interest in PSG star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
PSG talent, Lucas Moura may well be a January target for Liverpool, if the latest reports are to be believed.
According to talkSPORT, the Anfield outfit are ready to make a loan move for the 21-year-old Brazilian, with the player currently struggled this season in competition with the likes of Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Liverpool welcome the Canaries to Anfield on Wednesday evening as the Reds look to redeem themselves after a terrible performance against Hull at the weekend. Brendan's side looked completely lacklustre and it is assumed the boss will this time field a different starting XI.
Liverpool are of course without Daniel Sturridge who could be out for six weeks.
It is competition time again Arsenal fans. Fresh from another great away victory in the Premier League and another clean sheet in a 3-0 victory, tomorrow sees the visit of Hull City to the Emirates. And if you can predict the result, or get closer to it than anyone else, there will be an exclusive [.
Liverpool targets Tello and Montoya could leave Barcelona at the end of the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The news would excite Liverpool fans a little bit. Barcelona duo Cristian Tello and Martin Montoya, who are reportedly targets of the Anfield club, have not ruled out a possible exit from the Catalan club, at the end of the season.
Liverpool fell to an embarrassing defeat at the hands of Hull on Sunday in what should have been a straight forward win for the Reds. With questions being asked over the selected XI by fans before kick off, come 90 minutes it was clear that Brendan Rodgers needs more than two signings in the January window.
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Manager Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool No 7 Luis Suarez has still got his best years ahead of him and warned the 26 year old can get even better, even after his four goals inspired a 5-1 demolition of Norwich City at Anfield.
Suarez opening goal was a beautiful strike from 35yards and he went on to smash another spectacular hat-trick marking his 50th Premier League goal in the progress.
There's always something special about beating Man United at Old Trafford especially if that team is now being managed by David Moyes. If there's any team deserving of boasting rights today, it's The Toffees!
Everton's 1-0 win courtesy ofBryan Oviedo's 86th minute goal now puts Man United 14 points adrift of leaders Arsenal, who defeated Hull City 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium last night.
On a night when the Uruguayan genius bagged four and assisted another, Luis Suarez's first goal of the night against Norwich was the pick of the bunch. Seeing Canaries' 'keeper John Ruddy slightly off his line, Suarez launched a perfectly placed long-range shot which had Anfield rocking.
Luis Suarez rarely, if ever, gives interviews in English. Watch this interview given in English with in-house LFC channel Liverpool TV on the occasion of being awarded the Reds Player of the Month for November.
This is the second month in a row where Suarez has won the Player of the Month award at Liverpool.
Arsenal 2-0 Hull City Premier League 4th December 2013
None other than the recalled look Nicklas Bendtner opened the scoring within just two minutes for Arsenal on Wednesday night as they strolled to victory against Steve Bruce's Hull. Mesut Ozil netted a fine effort, courtesy of an Aaron Ramsey assist, as the Gunners dominated a limp Hull side.
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Liverpool 5-1 Norwich City Premier League 4th December 2013
Right, I'm keeping these little reports very very short tonight too many games for a mid-week I say! Basically, Luis Suarez, no stranger to a Norfolk goal-fest, single-handedly battered Norwich, netting four including a quite stunning long-range effort.
Arsenal vs Hull match preview by Ash Arsenal can once again extend their run on top of the Premier League table this Wednesday with the opportunity of grabbing all three points in our next league game. Arsenal will welcome Hull City to the Emirates for the 14th Premier League encounter of the season.