It's a throwback to Tottenham's preseason last July, and if it weren't still so raw, it would be almost comical. With the departure of Luis Suarez, Liverpool is scrambling to repair the delicate threads of their lineup, which was so crudely torn apart by the Catalan Club. While Reds fans wonder what to do with their Suarez kits, Brendan Rodgers is wondering if and how he can muster the Kop for another push at the title but with their talisman no longer heading their attack, will Liverpool be able to sustain their dazzling form of last season?
Premier League 2014/15 betting: Can Arsenal or Chelsea bring the league title back to London? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The official start to the 2014/15 Premier League season is only 14 days away, and the summer transfer market is very much in full swing, with England's biggest and baddestdipping and ducking their way through the market-place, snapping up exciting new recruits for the season ahead, and with each signing, the respective club's title chances increase, makingpredictionsfor the 2014/15 Premier League thatmuch harder to formulate.
Southampton center back Dejan Lovren has completed his medical and is officially a Liverpool player.
Lovren, 25, spent just a solitary season at St Mary's, scoring twice in 31 appearances. He becomes the third Southampton player to join Liverpool in this window, joining English pair Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.
Day three of the International Champions Cup kicks off today featuring Premier League champions Manchester City against AC Milan, followed by Liverpool versus Olympiacos.
Today's matches for Liverpool and Manchester City are their first in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The previous matches by both clubs in the States this summer were during friendlies (against AS Roma and Sporting Kansas City, respectively).
Queens Park Rangers striker Lioc Remy's proposed move to Liverpool has been called off after the player failed a medical with the Anfield club, according to British media.
The France international was to make a£8.5 million move from the newly-promoted Premier League side to Liverpool. But after today's news, it is understood that Brendan Rodgers will look for alternative scoring options.
First of all, I am really looking forward to this season. Arsenal have already done some good business in the transfer window and, hopefully, Arsene Wenger will be adding a few more names to go with the completed transfers of Alexis Sanchez, Mathieu Debuchy and David Ospina. With a few less injury problems, I am [.
Liverpool have once again plundered Southampton with the news they have signed center back Dejan Lovren for a reported £20 million. Lovren is their third signing from the Saints this summer following striker Rickie Lambert and midfielder Adam Lallana move to Anfield.
Signing a top quality center back has been Brendan Rodgers top priority this summer after Liverpool conceded 50 goals in the Premier League last season, something that probably cost them the title.
Never one to eschew a chance to throw the cat among the pigeons, QPR boss Harry Redknapp has questioned the story that Hoops' striker Loic Remy failed his medical ahead of his £8.5million move to Liverpool.
The general consensus among the UK footballing media was that a heart issue had caused the French striker's move to Liverpool to crash and burn.
A solitary goal from Raheem Sterling was enough to see Liverpool pip old foes Olympiakos in the Super League of Beautiful Friends And Eternal Happiness Super Champions Cup in Chicago last night, with recent £20million signing Lazar Markovic making his first appearance for the Reds.
Despite it looking like all systems were go a few days ago, Liverpool have pulled out of the £8.5million deal to sign Loic Remy from QPR after the striker failed his medical.
Remy had flown out to Bostonto undergo his medical and finalise the finer details of the transfer, but Liverpool held fire on completing the dealafter issues were raised over the results of his physical examination.
I don't know if it will, but the transfer of Loic Remy to Arsenal could be back on. It seems as though Arsene Wenger has been linked with a move for the talented French striker forever, with some Arsenal transfer rumours claiming this summer that the Prof had finally got his man. But apparently Wenger [.
The Southampon fire-sale continues with centre-half Dejan Lovren the latest Saint to jump ship ahead of the new season. The Croatian centre-half follows former Southampton team-mates Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana to Liverpool in a move worth £20million to the south coast side.
Liverpool star ready to take pay cut to leave Anfield - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool had gone through a sort of mixed emotion last week. The club celebrated the signing of Southampton defender Dejan Lovren but had to cancel the deal for Loic Remy, because of the player's medical concerns.
From France: Liverpool sign World Cup star on a six-year-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have secured the signature of Belgium striker Divock Origi, according to France Football. Although Liverpool have yet to announce the deal officially, it is understood that the player has signed a six year deal with the Reds.
Liverpool close to signing defender, player wishes to join Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are close to securing a triple deal, if the reports are to be believed. Loic Remy has completed his medical and the deal will be officially announced next week. Last night reports emerged that Liverpool have agreed a deal for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren, while the player set to undergo a medical today.
Manchester United ready to offer €20m + Nani to land Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arda Turan is a self-confessed Liverpool fan. The 27-year-old Turkish midfielder was linked with a move to Liverpool, during his days at Gala. Rafael Benitez was thought to be one of his key admirers, while the player himself confessed his dream to play in front of Anfield crowd in future.
Liverpool may make an offer for PSG's Ezequiel Lavezzi following the collapse of the Loic Remy deal.
The PSG frontman is thought to be surplus to requirements as they step up their pursuit of Angel Di Maria. In order to buy the Real Madrid forward, the Parisians must first off-load some players and Lavezzi, who is valued at £18 million, is one of them.
So, as I'm sure you will have heard, Liverpool have missed out on the signing of Loic Remy after the Frenchman failed a medical in Boston with Reds staff. With speculation travelling around about the whole ordeal no matter how the final decision was made and who made it, Liverpool fans can't help but feel disheartened after missing out on the striker.
Many Chelsea fans couldn't understand a quote from Joe Cole shortly after he signed for Liverpool. We had read that he felt that he had joined the biggest club in the world. Cole now sets the record straight.
Speaking in an interview with CFCUK, Cole said:
‘When I joined, the guy interviewing me said "you've joined the biggest club in the country" and reeled off the trophies they'd won.
Liverpool vs Olympiakos 2014 Chicago Guinnesss Champions Cup Highlights Sterling Goal Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Liverpool vs Olympiakos 2014 Chicago Guinnesss Champions Cup Highlights Sterling Goal Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Liverpool vs Olympiakos 2014 (LFC OSFP VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Liverpool vs Olympiakos 1-0 (Sterling) Solder Field, Chicago-27 July, 2014- 23.
I was indirectly asked about Liverpool's center-back pairings on Twitter this morning. Which seems relevant, as Lovren's signing is apparently imminent, and Agger's perpetually rumored (emphasis on "rumored") to be moving on. So here's a quick comparison from last season's league fixtures.
Because football is money and money is football these days, Liverpool pair Jordan Henderson and Daniel "6-inch chicken teriyaki sub with extra green peppers" Sturridge had to work a shift behind the counter as a Subway drone "sandwich artist" in Boston this morning.