Liverpool Rumors & News

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp rubbishes claims he's in the market to sign a new goalkeeper

    Daily Mirror "Jurgen Klopp has completely dismissed claims he wants to sign another goalkeeper. And the Liverpool manager today issued unequivocal backing to his current number one Simon Mignolet, by insisting he is one of the smartest keepers he's ever managed. The Reds have been linked with a move for..." December 01

  • Liverpool legend refuses to rule out permanent Anfield return

    The Express "The 34-year-old spent five years at Liverpool, scoring in the famous 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan, and has been linked with a return several times since leaving for Real Madrid. Having joined Bayern in 2014, the Spanish midfielder is settled in Germany, but has yet to sign up..." December 01

  • Philippe Coutinho in line for Liverpool return at Southampton in cup tie

    ESPN FC "Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is poised to return to the squad for the Capital One Cup quarterfinal against Southampton on Wednesday, manager Jurgen Klopp has said. The Merseysiders have been without the Brazil international since he suffered a hamstring injury in the 4-1 win at..." November 30

  • Tottenham's Dele Alli is progressing faster than I was at 19, says Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard

    London Evening Standard "The Reds were linked with Alli during the summer of 2014, but a transfer didn't materialise and Spurs struck a £5million deal for the youngster the following January. Alli penned a five-and-a-half-year deal with the north Londoners before returning to MK Dons for the remainder of the 2014/15..." November 27

  • Liverpool interested in sealing Isco transfer from Real Madrid – report

    Metro "Liverpool are interested in a move for Real Madrid playmaker Isco, according to reports. Jurgen Klopp is likely to be given a transfer kitty to mould his squad in January after enjoying a successful start to his Anfield career. " November 26

  • Steven Gerrard confirms he'll train with Liverpool... but LA Galaxy midfielder rules out return to Anfield

    Daily Mail "Steven Gerrard will return to Liverpool next week but the iconic Reds midfielder has ruled out a loan move back to Anfield. The 35-year-old left his boyhood club for LA Galaxy in the summer on an 18-month deal. Gerrard's first campaign with the MLS side ended prematurely after they were..." November 25

  • Liverpool resolute on signing £10.5m midfielder Riccardo Saponara despite Empoli stance

    The Express "Reds manager Jurgen Klopp is seeking to bring 23-year-old Saponara to Anfield and act as competition for Philippe Coutinho. That is according to Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, who claim Saponara is available for around £10.5million. Saponara has scored 11 goals for Empoli in 2015..." November 25

  • Jurgen Klopp wants to replace Simon Mignolet at Liverpool, says Bruce Grobbelaar

    Sky Sports "Jurgen Klopp wants to replace Simon Mignolet at Liverpool, according to former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar. Grobbelaar, who made 440 league appearances in 13 years at Anfield, does not believe Mignolet is of a good enough standard to play for Liverpool and says he has a better goalkeeper at..." November 25

  • Brendan Rodgers in Middle East to discuss lucrative contract with Qatari club

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers is in the Middle East discussing a lucrative contract with a Qatari club. The 42-year-old has been out of work since he was sacked by Liverpool in October. He was planning on taking a break from the game after his Anfield exit but has been tempted by an offer overseas in the..." November 24

  • Jurgen Klopp believes Philippe Coutinho’s injury isn’t serious

    Pro Soccer Talk "There’s no official word on what Coutinho’s injury may be after he departed Liverpool’s 4-1 win over Manchester City in the 68th minute, but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp offered his thoughts, which are positive ones for the Reds. Klopp believes Coutinho will be ok, and that his heavy work..." November 23

  • Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson 'not too far away' from first-team comeback

    Daily Mail "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is closing in on a return to the first-team and the midfielder has admitted he cannot wait to play his first game under Jurgen Klopp. Henderson's last appearance for the Reds was in the 1-0 victory against Bournemouth on August 17, where he was replaced by..." November 23

  • LA Galaxy's Steven Gerrard rules out Liverpool return during MLS offseason

    ESPN FC "Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has told Eurosport International that he will not be signing at Anfield or for any other European side in January. Gerrard, 35, joined LA Galaxy after his contracted expired with Liverpool in the summer, and his first MLS season came to an end recently..." November 20

  • Jurgen Klopp could include Daniel Sturridge against Man City

    Sky Sports "Jurgen Klopp is tempted to unleash Daniel Sturridge's "outstanding quality" on Manchester City - even if it just for five minutes. Sturridge has declared himself fit for the Saturday Night Football trip to his first club after more than a month on the sidelines with a knee injury. Klopp is..." November 19

  • Liverpool FC slash numbers at the Academy by 15% with focus on 'quality over quantity'

    Liverpool Echo "Liverpool FC have slashed numbers at their Kirkby Academy by around 15% as they focus their attention on quality rather than quantity. Over the past 12 months the Reds have set about reducing the size of their squads from under-9s through to under-21s. The total number of youngsters on the..." November 19

  • Liverpool youngster Brad Smith reveals he’s signed a new deal to stay at Anfield

    Metro "The Australian international was highly thought of by previous manager Brendan Rodgers and Jurgen Klopp has been equally impressed with the 21-year-old. The defender has made just one appearance for the Reds when he was a late substitute in the side’s defeat against Chelsea in December 2013. " November 18

  • Brendan Rodgers set for shock new job after interest from Chelsea, Villa, Fulham and QPR

    The Express "Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool by October 4 and replaced by Jurgen Klopp. "I am, of course, incredibly disappointed to be leaving Liverpool Football Club. It has been both an honour and a privilege to manage one of the game’s great clubs for the last three years," he said via the LMA. The..." November 18

  • Dejan Lovren: I can fill the void left by Mamadou Sakho in Liverpool's defence

    The Express "Sakho limped off with a knee injury during the Reds 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Anfield and has since been ruled out for up to eight weeks. The Frenchman’s misfortune means Lovren, who last started a league game on September 12, will return to the side for a crucial run of games, starting..." November 18

  • AC Milan confirms Mario Balotelli will undergo surgery on ailing groin

    The Score "Confirming reports from various outlets that had been circulating earlier in the week, AC Milan announced Tuesday that on-loan striker Mario Balotelli will indeed require surgery to remedy the groin injury that has kept him on the sidelines for more than a month. Balotelli, 25, will head to..." November 17

  • Jesse Lingard reveals he turned down Liverpool before joining Manchester United as a kid

    Daily Mirror "New England star Jesse Lingard revealed he turned down Liverpool to sign for their arch rivals Manchester United . Lingard, 22, received his first full England call-up following a handful of impressive displays for United in the past month. The Warrington-born winger scored his first United..." November 17

  • Liverpool and Chelsea in three-way transfer tussle for Ligue 1 star as Lazio enter race

    The Express "The Marseille defender is reported to be a target for the Premier League pair but his form this season appears to have attracted a number of admirers. And Corriere cello Sport claim Serie A giants Lazio are keen to beat everyone to his signature. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is desperate for..." November 17

  • Report: Liverpool targeting Schalke teenage star Leroy Sane

    Pro Soccer Talk "Now mid-November, the rumor mill has opened ahead of the January transfer window. In some of the latest gossip from German news outlet Bild, Liverpool is reportedly targeting Schalke’s Leroy Sane. The 19-year-old is highly rated as one of the best young talents in Europe, and has already..." November 16

  • £6.5m and he's yours! Liverpool eye bargain transfer joy with Klopp planning German raid

    Daily Star "Klopp is keen on giving first-choice Simon Mignolet more competition and his scouts are keeping tabs on 22-year-old Horn, The Sun report. The Reds can land Horn for just £6.5m in January by triggering a release clause in his contract. He has been Cologne's No.1 for the past four seasons and..." November 12

  • Liverpool prepare bid for Serie A star but face battle to convince sporting director

    The Express "Liverpool are preparing a bid for highly-rated Empoli attacker Riccardo Saponara, according to reports. The 23-year-old made an impression last season, scoring seven times for the Serie A side. And this campaign, he already has four goals and three assists in eight starts. Italian..." November 11

  • Jurgen Klopp asks Liverpool to grab Cristian Tello transfer – report

    Metro "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is set to ask the club to snap up Barcelona winger Cristian Tello, according to reports. The 24-year-old is currently on a two-year loan at Portuguese outfit Porto – but he is keen to sort out his long-term future. And with a return to Barca looking unlikely,..." November 10

  • Liverpool suffer injury blow as French ace Mamadou Sakho is sidelined for up to two months

    Daily Star "The Liverpool defender limped off during the Reds’ 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace on Sunday. Sakho, 25, had a scan on Monday and results have showed he did not suffer an anterior cruciate ligament injury. But the France defender has suffered some damage to his knee and it is believed that he..." November 10

  • Sacked Liverpool chief Brendan Rodgers to take interim job at Chelsea if Mourinho is axed

    Daily Star "According to the Mirror, Rodgers may be lined up as a short-term replacement if Mourinho is given the boot in the next few weeks. The 52-year-old Northern Irishman was a coach for Chelsea’s youth set-up before moving into management. Despite his long-term ties with the club, the Mirror claim..." November 09

  • Liverpool ‘reach agreement’ to sign Alexandre Pato

    London Evening Standard "Liverpool have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to bring the Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato to Anfield, according to Corinthians president Robero de Andrade. The former AC Milan star has been linked with a return to Europe over the past six months. Tottenham and West Ham have all been..." November 08

  • Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham on the trail of 'the new Ashley Cole'

    Daily Mirror "Man City, Arsenal , Tottenham and Liverpool are on the trail of a player labelled “a young Ashley Cole ” – Walsall teenager Rico Henry. The Premier League quartet are keeping tabs on left-back Henry, 18, who has starred and scored twice for League One leaders Walsall this season. All four have..." November 07

  • Napoli step up pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool target Jese

    talkSport "Napoli have stepped up their pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool target Jese. Both Premier League clubs have been monitoring the forward's situation at Real Madrid, where he remains on the periphery of the first team. Although he publicly insists that he is happy at the club, despite a lack of..." November 07

  • LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena dismisses idea of Steven Gerrard playing for Liverpool again as 'ridiculous'

    Daily Mail "LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena has dismissed the prospect of Steven Gerrard returning to play for Liverpool as 'ridiculous'. The 35-year-old midfielder is currently in the Major League Soccer off-season after his summer move and had been linked with a temporary return to action for his former..." November 05

  • The Belgian hoping to become the first signing of the Jurgen Klopp era at Liverpool

    Daily Star "The 15-year-old has been training with the Reds' youth team and played in two junior games, according to HLN. He is set to take part in another match this week ahead of a decision on his future. De Bie, a Belgium youth international, would become the first signing of the Jurgen Klopp era if..." November 05

  • Steven Gerrard will NOT return as a Liverpool player insist MLS bosses - and there have been no talks

    Daily Mirror "American soccer bosses will block any attempt by Steven Gerrard to return to Anfield in a playing capacity. The Liverpool legend has spoken with new Reds boss Jurgen Klopp several times in recent weeks - but ONLY about training with his former club in the MLS off-season, an offer made to him..." November 04

  • Why Arsenal and Liverpool missed out on signing Cristiano Ronaldo

    The Telegraph "Jorge Mendes had meetings with all of Europe’s top clubs about Cristiano Ronaldo – then at Sporting Lisbon - in early 2003. Liverpool decided to offer €8million. An agreement was also reached with Juventus, but their Chilean striker Marcelo Salas did not fancy joining Sporting. Mendes met..." November 03

  • Jurgen Klopp receives major fitness boosts regarding two key Liverpool players

    Daily Star "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is closing on a return to fitness while striker Daniel Sturridge has been pencilled in to make his first appearance under Klopp against Manchester City on November 21. Henderson, 25, underwent surgery in September after breaking a bone in his foot in..." November 03

  • Daniel Sturridge to make Liverpool return after internationals - sources

    ESPN FC "Liverpool hope Daniel Sturridge will return from injury after this month's international break, sources have told ESPN FC. Sturridge, 26, has not yet been available to new Reds boss Jurgen Klopp after picking up a knee problem in training last month. The England striker has missed Klopp's..." November 02

  • Man United and Liverpool target desperate to agree deal

    Daily Star "Nicolas Gaitan is desperate to pen a new Benfica contract amid interest from Manchester United. The Argentine ace is a reported long-term target for the Old Trafford giants. It was claimed over the summer that the 27-year-old was shoe-in for a switch to the Premier League as Liverpool joined..." October 30

  • Liverpool eye possible January transfer moves for PSG duo Christopher Nkunku and Lamine Ba – report

    Metro "The Reds are reportedly keeping tabs on the progress of striker Christopher Nkunku and defender Lamine Ba, according to the Daily Express. Jurgen Klopp has inherited a struggling squad from his predecessor Brendan Rodgers, and it seems likely that he could try to strengthen in the January..." October 29

  • Jose Mourinho will be in dugout for Chelsea vs Liverpool despite FA misconduct charge

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho will be in the dugout for Chelsea's Premier League clash with Liverpool on Saturday regardless of the outcome of his misconduct charge. The Portugese, under huge pressure at Stamford Bridge, has until 6pm on Thursday to answer an allegation that he abused referee Jon Moss at..." October 29

  • Chelsea and Man Utd join Liverpool in race for winger as club confirm interest

    The Express "That is according to Corriere della Sport, who claim Chelsea, Manchester United and Barcelona are the latest clubs to show an interest in the winger. Liverpool and Juventus have also been keeping tabs on the Italy Under-21 international for some time. Sassuolo bought the the full..." October 28

  • Liverpool’s Christian Benteke misses Bournemouth tie with knee injury

    The Guardian "Jürgen Klopp has suffered more misfortune with his striking options at Liverpool after Christian Benteke was ruled out of Wednesday’s Capital One Cup tie against Bournemouth with a knee ligament strain. The Belgium international is the third Liverpool forward to succumb to injury in less than..." October 28

  • Anfield evacuated as man goes missing on tour... with sniffer dogs used after Liverpool call emergency services

    Daily Mail "Liverpool had to evacuate Anfield on Tuesday after a man went missing inside the ground while on a stadium tour. Merseyside Police were called at 3.05pm with sniffer dogs used to search for the missing man but they and the Barclays Premier League club have confirmed they are 'satisfied that..." October 28

  • Reds to battle PSG for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool could be set for a battle with Paris Saint-Germain for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Despite saying he has no intention of raiding his old club for players, French publication Le10Sport report Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool are keen on the in-form..." October 27

  • Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool on high-alert after Real Madrid star requests exit

    Daily Star "According to Fichajes and the Daily Express, the Spanish playmaker has requested a “change in scenery” to Club President Florentino Perez, with the Premier League an ideal destination. Isco has dipped in and out of the Madrid starting line-up but wants to secure a first-team place, whether that..." October 27

  • Jose Mourinho set to be on bench for Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool

    Sky Sports "Jose Mourinho is likely to be on the touchline at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, Sky sources understand. The Chelsea manager was charged on Monday by the Football Association "in relation to his language and/or behaviour towards the match officials in or around the dressing room area at..." October 27

  • Joe Allen targeted for transfer by Premier League trio Southampton, Stoke and Leicester

    Metro "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given the club the green light to sell out-of-favour midfielder Joe Allen in the January transfer window. The Welshman is attracting interest from the likes of Southampton, Stoke and Leicester City, and is not in Klopp’s plans at Anfield, according to the..." October 26

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp set for crunch Mario Balotelli talks

    Daily Star "Balotelli is on loan to AC Milan but sources close to him say the new Liverpool boss wants to find out how the former Manchester City star sees his future. But Klopp cannot cut short Balotelli’s loan and bring him back to Anfield. The controversial forward, 25, is at the San Siro for the..." October 25

  • Jurgen Klopp confirms Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge must have another scan on his troublesome knee

    Daily Mail "Daniel Sturridge continues to be a major fitness concern for Liverpool after Jurgen Klopp revealed the striker must undergo another scan on his knee. The England international has yet to play for Klopp. He damaged his knee in a training-ground collision with Jordon Ibe last Friday and that..." October 23

  • Man United eye £30m Juventus ace, Arsenal stun Liverpool, Chelsea raid

    Daily Star "Manchester United and Arsenal could swoop for Argentine forward Paulo Dybala after his former president urged him to leave Juventus. Maurizio Zamparini, Palermo president during Dybala's impressive spell with the club, launched a scathing attack on Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri - claiming the..." October 23

  • Liverpool to sign Sahin, Chelsea smash record, Man Utd told to pay £35m

    The Express "Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen to sign Nuri Sahin from Borussia Dortmund. The Turkish midfielder, 27, spent the 2012-2013 season on loan at Anfield under Brendan Rodgers. Despite struggling to nail down a first-team spot, he enjoyed two spells at Dortmund with Klopp and the new boss..." October 22

  • Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho left out of Brazil squad to play Argentina

    The Guardian "Neymar has been recalled for Brazil’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Peru next month after sitting out the last four competitive games through suspension but there is no place for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho. Coutinho misses out despite being recalled for the last round of..." October 22

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