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Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 11:45 PM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Liverpool to return to winning ways in the Premier League with a thumping 3-0 victory over Burnley on Saturday afternoon. The Reds head into the game looking to bounce back from their humiliating 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City at The Etihad last weekend. T...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 9:30 AM
Michael Owen believes that there is a “buzz” around Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp this season. The Reds have made a decent start to the new season under the German coach but have dropped points in their last two outings in the Premier League and the Champions League. Liverpool were thrashed 5-0 by...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 8:45 AM
Frank Lampard believes Liverpool’s lack of consistency is their biggest issue under Jurgen Klopp. The Reds have made a mixed start to the 2017-18 season despite impressing fans and pundits with their attacking football. Liverpool were 4-0 winners against title rivals Arsenal before the internatio...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 8:15 AM
Michael Owen believes top European clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid will be worried about facing Liverpool in the latter stages of the Champions League. The Reds were 6-3 aggregate winners against Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim in the Champions League playoff round to secure their place in the group...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 7:00 AM
Michael Owen has praised Liverpool for their work-rate off the ball under Jurgen Klopp. The Reds have earned plenty of new admirers for their impressive attacking play since the German was appointed as the club’s new manager back in October 2015. Liverpool have become known for their exciting and...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 6:00 AM
Roy Keane has told Liverpool to forget about winning the Champions League this season. The Reds qualified for Europe’s premier club competition last season thanks to a fourth-place finish ahead of rivals Arsenal. Liverpool booked their place in the Champions League group stage thanks to a 6-3 agg...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 5:55 AM
Philippe Coutinho ended his social media hiatus with an Instagram post following Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla on Wednesday night. The Merseyside outfit came from behind to lead 2-1 after Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah cancelled out Wissam Ben Yedder’s opener at Anfield. Liverpool missed o...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 5:30 AM
Roy Keane has criticised Liverpool for “schoolboy defending” after Wednesday night’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla. The Reds missed out on the chance to register three points in their first Champions League group-stage campaign of the 2017-18 campaign. Liverpool made a disappointing start after Wissam Be...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 5:20 AM
Rio Ferdinand has urged Liverpool to develop a ruthless streak if Jurgen Klopp’s players want to challenge for the Premier League and the Champions League this season. Liverpool surrendered a lead in the 72nd minute at Anfield on Wednesday night as Sevilla managed to rescue a 2-2 draw in their Ch...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 5:00 AM
Michael Owen is backing Liverpool to keep a rare clean sheet in a victory over Burnley at Anfield on Saturday. The Reds will be hoping to bounce back from their disappointing 5-0 loss to title rivals Manchester City at The Etihad last weekend. Liverpool will be without in-form Senegal internation...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 4:50 AM
Rio Ferdinand has suggested that Liverpool should make another attempt to try and sign Virgil van Dijk in the January transfer window. The Reds were heavily linked with a move to bring the Dutch defender to Anfield during the summer transfer market. Van Dijk was thought to be close to making a mo...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 15 12:15 AM
Rio Ferdinand says he “loves” Liverpool’s attacking style and talked up the importance of the Reds holding onto Philippe Coutinho in the summer. The Merseyside outfit opted not to sell the Brazilian playmaker to Barcelona despite the Spanish club being keen on bringing the 25-year-old to Camp Nou...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 11:45 PM
Rio Ferdinand believes that Liverpool need to improve their defending this season if they are to challenge for the top honours. The Reds have earned plenty of praise for the free-flowing attacking style they have showcased since Jurgen Klopp took over from Brendan Rodgers back in October 2015. Ho...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 8:00 AM
Phil Thompson has questioned why Jurgen Klopp opted to change his Liverpool team for last weekend’s trip to Manchester City. The Reds signed off for the international break with an impressive 4-0 win against Arsenal at Anfield to underline their status as title contenders. Dejan Lovren partnered...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 6:25 AM
Steven Gerrard believes that Liverpool have been in “unbelievable” form going forwards but are still weak in defence this season. The Reds have made a mixed start to the new Premier League season as Jurgen Klopp looks to steer the Merseyside outfit to the title this term. Liverpool have won two,...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 6:10 AM
Phil Thompson has questioned why Jurgen Klopp didn’t make any signings to bolster his Liverpool defence in their summer transfer window. The Reds suffered a chastening 5-0 loss to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last weekend following Sadio Mane’s first-half red card. Liverpool have won two...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 5:10 AM
Jamie Carragher admits Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane would be his dream Premier League signing. The England international ended his goal drought with two goals in Tottenham’s 3-0 win against Everton at Goodison Park in their Premier League opener. Spurs forward Kane failed to get on the sc...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 4:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand admits Liverpool’s attack is exciting to watch despite their defensive frailties. The Reds have made a decent start to the season after scoring goals in their opening seven games in all competitions. Liverpool booked their place in the Champions League group stage thanks to a 6-3 ag...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 14 12:48 AM
Rio Ferdinand has earmarked Roberto Firmino’s penalty miss as the defining moment in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla on Wednesday night. The Reds secured a return to the Champions League last season thanks to fourth-place finish ahead of Arsenal in their first full campaign under Jurgen Klopp....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 11:45 PM
Frank Lampard has claimed that Liverpool are capable of beating any team in the world. The Reds made a disappointing start to their Champions League group stage game following a 2-2 draw with Sevilla at Anfield on Wednesday night. Liverpool fell behind in the fifth minute after Emre Can, Alberto...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 11:30 PM
Steven Gerrard has joked that he isn’t happy that Manchester United have such an exciting talent as Marcus Rashford in their ranks. The England striker has made an impressive start to his professional career after Louis van Gaal handed the teenager his chance in the first team in 2015-16. Rashfor...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 10:10 PM
Steve McManaman was full of praise for Alberto Moreno’s role in Liverpool’s first goal in Wednesday night’s Champions League clash against Sevilla. The Reds made a disappointing start to their first European clash since 2015-16 when Wissam Ben Yedder finished from close range in the fifth minute....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 9:52 PM
Michael Owen was critical of Liverpool’s defending after Wednesday night’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla in the Champions League. The Reds made a disappointing start to their first Champions League game since 2015 when the Merseyside outfit conceded a goal in the fifth minute. However, the Merseyside out...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 9:50 PM
Jamie Carragher hailed Sadio Mane’s performance in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla in their Champions League opener on Wednesday night. The Senegal international retained his place in Jurgen Klopp’s side for the visit of the Spanish club after the winger was sent off in the first half of their...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 9:41 PM
Steve McManaman praised Mohamed Salah for showing the strength to score in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Sevilla at Anfield.. The Egypt international scored in Liverpool’s 4-2 win against Hoffenheim in the second leg of their Champions League playoff last month. Salah has hit the ground running in bo...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 10:20 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 9:40 AM
Graeme Souness has admitted that if he would have fallen out with Philippe Coutinho if the ex-manager was still in charge of Liverpool. The Reds have been without their Brazil international for the opening four games of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Coutinho was the subject of a number of bi...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 8:45 AM
Graeme Souness admits it will take some time to see whether Liverpool have been psychologically damaged after last weekend’s 5-0 loss at Manchester City. The Reds were 4-0 winners against title rivals Arsenal in their last Premier League game before the international break to underline their stat...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 7:45 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Liverpool to get their Champions League group stage campaign off to a solid start by beating Spanish side Sevilla on Wednesday night. The Reds are preparing to host their first group Champions League game under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield after the German led the Merseyside ou...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 6:35 AM
Stan Collymore believes that both Manchester United and Liverpool will go further than Chelsea in this season’s Champions League. The Blues have made their return to Europe’s elite club competition after missing out on a spot altogether last season following their 10th-placed finish in 2015-16. C...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 6:25 AM
Stan Collymore has admitted that he was surprised that Chelsea did not rival Liverpool for the signature of Naby Keita in the summer transfer window. The Reds were heavily linked with a move to sign the Guinea international throughout the summer window and eventually got their man when they agree...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 6:15 AM
Emile Heskey says his favourite thing about Jurgen Klopp is the Liverpool manager’s enthusiasm. The Reds boss endured a tough weekend after Liverpool suffered a resounding 5-0 loss to title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Liverpool have made a mixed start to the season after produci...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 5:50 AM
Emile Heskey has backed Jurgen Klopp’s transfer policy at Liverpool despite criticism of the Reds manager. The Merseyside outfit signed four players in the summer transfer window to improve their squad ahead of a return to the Champions League. Liverpool recruited AS Roma winger Mohamed Salah, Ch...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 5:00 AM
Graeme Souness doesn’t expect Liverpool to have any issues with Philippe Coutinho moving forward this season. The Brazil international was heavily linked with a move to La Liga giants Barcelona in the summer transfer window. The Spanish giants were rumoured to have made a number of bids for the L...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 12:30 AM
Emile Heskey has warned Philippe Coutinho that he is not the only star man at Liverpool following the emergence of Sadio Mane. The Brazilian’s situation on Merseyside has been a relentless source of debate in recent weeks after he was heavily linked with a transfer to Barcelona in the summer wind...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 13 12:00 AM
Sadio Mane will be on target to fire Liverpool to a 2-0 victory over Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday night, according to Charlie Nicholas. The striker endured an afternoon to forget on Saturday when he was shown a straight red card for a high boot during Liverpool’s 5-0 loss to Manch...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 11:30 PM
Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he will not rush Philippe Coutinho back to action for Liverpool. The Brazilian playmaker’s future was a source of constant speculation throughout the summer transfer window as he was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona. Coutinho handed in a transfer request in a...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 9:15 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Liverpool and Manchester United to be careful with their prodigious talents Ben Woodburn and Marcus Rashford. Wales international Woodburn received acclaim during the international break for his man-of-the-match cameo in their 1-0 win against Austria in their World Cup qu...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 8:30 AM
Michael Owen has urged Liverpool not to get carried away with teenage prospect Ben Woodburn. The 17-year-old hit the headlines during the international break for his superb cameo performance in Wales’ 1-0 victory over Austria. Woodburn came off the bench to score a 25-yard winner to breathe life...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 6:10 AM
Michael Owen believes Liverpool starlet Ben Woodburn will blossom into an Adam Lallana-type attacker. The Wales international has found his first-team opportunities limited at Liverpool so far this season despite his undoubted talent. Woodburn shot to international acclaim last week after the Liv...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 6:05 AM
Liverpool will face competition from Real Madrid to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, according to reports. Sport 1, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that the La Liga champions are keeping tabs on the highly-rated 21-year-old centre-forward with a view to a transfer next summer. The same a...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 5:55 AM
Joey Barton has questioned why Jurgen Klopp opted to start Ragnar Klavan ahead of Dejan Lovren for Liverpool’s 5-0 loss at Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. The Reds boss opted to hand the Estonia international his first Premier League appearance of the 2017-18 season for the trip to their t...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 5:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Liverpool that their Achilles’ heel remains their defence this season. The Merseyside outfit struggled defensively throughout Jurgen Klopp’s first full campaign in charge of the 18-time English champions. Liverpool still managed to finish in the Premier League’s top four...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 8:00 AM
Thierry Henry has warned Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that he will need to bring something different to prove a success at Liverpool. The 24-year-old decided to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 7:30 AM
Liverpool will have to see off competition from Juventus to sign Southampton club captain Juventus in the January transfer window, according to reports in England. The Sunday Mirror is reporting that the Serie A champions want to sign the Netherlands international in January to improve their cent...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:30 AM
Sadio Mane has taken to Instagram to apologise to Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson following their nasty collision during Liverpool’s 5-0 defeat at The Etihad. The Senegal international was sent off in the first half following Sergio Aguero’s opening goal to leave the Reds with 10 men for the r...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:15 AM
Arsene Wenger has explained why Alexandre Lacazette didn’t start Arsenal’s 4-0 loss to Liverpool before the international break. The France international was named on the bench despite Lacazette scoring on his Premier League debut in a 4-3 victory over Leicester City at The Emirates. Lacazette go...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 9:00 AM
Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Sadio Mane is very downbeat after the Liverpool forward’s sending off in a 5-0 loss to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. The Reds returned from the international break looking to build upon a 4-0 victory over Arsenal at Anfield which left Klopp’s side in second...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 8:30 AM
Ian Wright has defended Dejan Lovren but admitted Virgil van Dijk would improve the Liverpool defender. The Reds were linked with a move to sign the Southampton captain throughout the summer transfer window but a deal failed to materialise despite the Netherlands international’s eagerness to move...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 8:00 AM
Chris Sutton has played down the chances of Liverpool winning the Premier League title this season. The Reds have made a promising start to the 2017-18 campaign following two victories and one draw. Liverpool surrendered a 3-2 lead to draw with Watford in added time of their Premier League opener...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 7:30 AM
Chris Sutton believes Naby Keita’s arrival next season will make Liverpool even stronger. The Reds were left frustrated in their efforts to sign the Guinea international from Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window. Liverpool had bids of around £65m and £72m rejected as the Ger...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 7:00 AM
Danny Murphy has heaped praise on new Liverpool signing Mohamed Salah for his sensational start to life at Anfield. The Egypt international moved to Liverpool in a £39m deal from Serie A giants AS Roma back in July to provide Jurgen Klopp with more attacking options. Salah has wasted no time havi...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 6:00 AM
Martin Keown has hailed Liverpool signing Mohamed Salah as a “nightmare” for Premier League defenders. The Egypt international was the first of Liverpool’s five summer signings after the Reds completed a £39m deal to sign the winger from Serie A giants AS Roma. Salah has wasted no time having a b...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 5:30 AM
Liverpool are moving in the right direction under Jurgen Klopp, according to Chris Sutton. The Reds were in second place in the Premier League table ahead of their trip to Manchester City on Saturday evening. Liverpool drew 3-3 with Watford in their top-flight opener after the Hornets scored a la...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 12:00 AM
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Philippe Coutinho could be in line to return to Liverpool first-team action when Sevilla make the trip to Anfield on Wednesday night. The Reds have been without Coutinho in their opening six games of the season following uncertainty surrounding the Brazil internati...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:00 AM
Michael Owen is backing Liverpool to “get a result” at Manchester City in their Premier League clash on Saturday lunchtime. The Reds head into the game fresh from their impressive 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal at Anfield before the international break. Liverpool have been in solid form so far this sea...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 6:45 AM
Jurgen Klopp has insisted that his relationship with Philippe Coutinho remains good after the playmaker returned to Liverpool training this week. The Brazilian playmaker’s future has been a relentless source of speculation in recent months after he emerged as a prime target for Barcelona. Coutinh...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:05 AM
Graeme Le Saux is tipping Manchester City to edge to a narrow victory over Liverpool in Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash at The Etihad. The Citizens head into the game after having taken seven points from their opening three Premier League matches. Liverpool, meanwhile, have the same points...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:30 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed that he never even considered a transfer to Chelsea before signing for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 12:00 AM
Danny Higginbotham is fully expecting to see Liverpool beat Manchester City in the Premier League clash at The Etihad this weekend. The Reds head into the game fresh from their impressive 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal before the international break and in second place in the Premier League table. Like...