newsfootballa month ago

Liverpool set to make late fitness call on Mohamed Salah

Liverpool will make a late call on Mohamed Salah’s fitness levels and whether or not the Egyptian forward can play against Manchester United. The former Chelsea star injured his ankle before the international break and was joined by Joel Matip who will undergo a later fitness test.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Premier League clubs face losing one Champions League place

The European League Association has tabled a new Champions League proposal which could see the Premier League lose one of their automatic qualifying places. The ELA’s proposal will also see the English clubs lose over £25 million of their income from the tournament, as they look to make big changes.
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newsfootball2 months ago

RB Salzburg taught us an important lesson, claims Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has admitted that RB Salzburg taught Liverpool an important lesson after a 4-3 win over the Austrian side in a Champions League clash. The Reds took a three goal lead in the first half only to watch as Salzburg produced an unlikely comeback, but a Mohamed Salah goal confirmed victory.
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featurefootball2 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 7 – Captain Picks

A tough run of fixtures and the season of the defender hasn’t turned up, which has brought about a fantasy manager’s biggest problem, the captain. With one big game, one tough game, and just three games for the top six among others, it will see managers panic and switch options before the deadline.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball2 months ago

Wembley set to host the 2023 Champions League Final

UEFA announced that Wembley Stadium in London will host the Champions League final in 2023, with the English arena set to host its first final after 10 years. It last hosted the final in 2013, with the UEFA also announcing hosts for the Europa League finals and a new European competition.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Presser Watch | Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speak ahead of Gameweek 6

With the first round of the exhausting Champions League and Europa League group stages now over, the managers are done with their pre-match Premier League press conferences. There is a lot to talk about and it should be a cracking gameweek, so here is everything they had to say ahead of the weekend.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Was clear, obvious and not a penalty, proclaims Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has claimed that the foul on Jose Callejon was not a penalty as the Spaniard had jumped before the challenge. It was a crucial moment in the game, as it allowed Napoli to open the scoring before they doubled their lead via a rare Virgil Van Dijk mistake to walk away with a 2-0 win.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Liverpool open contract talks with Sadio Mane

Last year’s Champions League winners Liverpool are aware of the impact that Sadio Mane brings to their game and want to tie him down at the club with a contract extension. The Senegalese was instrumental in Liverpool’s campaign last year and the club wants to be secure about his future at Anfield.
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featurefootball2 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 5: Five mistakes the international break forced you to make

The international break was a serene fortnight, thanks in part to those sleep-filled nights without worrying about FPL. But a two-week period of FPL inactivity does funny things to your mind, making you believe that playing your wildcard or triple-captaining Tammy Abraham is the right move.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball2 months ago

Winning the Champions League was an incredible feeling, reveals Sadio Mane

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has opened about his life at Anfield, even revealing that winning the Champions League was an incredible feeling for him. The 27-year-old is now in his fourth season with the Reds and will play an integral part in Liverpool breaking their 30-year top flight title drought.
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