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Liverpool lining up summer bid for Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar?

Liverpool are reportedly lining up a summer approach for in-demand Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. Liverpool have reportedly decided to up their interest in Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. The Merseyside giants are well stocked for options in the middle of the pitch, but Jurgen Klopp‘s side have sometimes lacked creativity since the departure of Philippe Coutinho. According to Le10Sport, the Premier League outfit are prepared to make “a big push” in order to strengthen that area before the start of next season. Aouar is attracting admirers from all over Europe, but Lyon are likely to make a considerable effort to convince the 20-year-old to remain at his current club. The playmaker still has just over four years remaining on his contract at the Ligue 1 outfit. Read Next: Ly...

Report: Liverpool determined to keep Rafael Camacho

A report claims that Liverpool will attempt to fend off interest from Wolverhampton Wanderers to keep Rafael Camacho at Anfield for the long term. Liverpool have reportedly not given up hope of keeping hold of teenage winger Rafael Camacho, amid strong interest from Premier League rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers. The 19-year-old has been linked with a move to Wolves after supposedly turning down the offer of a new contract at Anfield. Camacho is said to be targeting more regular first-team football at the highest level, which he has not been offered by Liverpool this season, and Wolves are looking to pounce on the uncertainty surrounding his future. According to Portuguese outlet Record, however, Liverpool will attempt to fend off interest in the former Sporting Lisbon youth product as they...

James Milner admits he will be supporting Manchester United in derby

James Milner admits he will become a Manchester United supporter for the first time as Liverpool hope for an advantage in the Premier League title race. Milner counts United’s three great rivals – Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester City – on a 17-year playing CV that has seen him rack up more than 600 senior games. But the 33-year-old midfielder will put history to one side in the Manchester derby on Wednesday when  City meet United at Old Trafford. Another big performance 💪🏻🔴🔙🔛🔝#waaarrrmmmm ☀️#dryyyyyyy 🔥#robbointhesunsecondhalf 🥵#lifeintheoldboyyet 👴🏻 pic.twitter.com/WsjcTLfhwR — James Milner (@JamesMilner) April 21, 2019 The derby is City’s game in hand on Liverpool and victory will restore their one-point lead at the top with three matches of the season remaining. “First time in my life,”...

Liverpool team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Huddersfield Town

Sports Mole rounds up Liverpool’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of Friday’s Premier League showdown with relegated Huddersfield Town at Anfield. Liverpool host Huddersfield Town at Anfield on Friday night looking to make it 10 wins in a row across all competitions and maintain their charge towards a possible Premier League title. Sunday’s 2-0 win at Cardiff City saw Jurgen Klopp‘s side regain top spot in the table, although their hopes of ending the campaign in that position could rest on Manchester City’s result at Manchester United on Wednesday night. Liverpool have nevertheless already set a club record for number of points in a single Premier League campaign and will be firm favourites to overcome relegated Huddersfield in their final domestic ga...

Real Madrid ‘add Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah to summer wishlist’

Real Madrid reportedly add Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah to their summer wish list following reports that the Egyptian has fallen out with manager Jurgen Klopp. Real Madrid are reportedly considering a summer move for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah following reports that he has fallen out with manager Jurgen Klopp. Reports in Spain last week suggested that Salah and Klopp had suffered a breakdown in their relationship at Anfield and, while those rumours were quickly dismissed by his agent, fresh claims that they no longer get on as well as they used to have since surfaced. Telefoot reports that Real Madrid are monitoring the situation and that they could swoop for the Egyptian international as part of their major summer overhaul. Los Blancos are known to be in the market for a new attac...

Report: Liverpool initiate contact over Nicolas Pepe

Liverpool are reportedly in control in the race to sign Nicolas Pepe from Lille as they have established contact with the French side over a summer transfer. Liverpool have reportedly moved to the front of the queue in the race to sign Nicolas Pepe after making a formal enquiry about the Lille forward. The Ivory Coast international’s agent confirmed at the weekend that a number of clubs have showed an interest in the £75m-rated attacker. Arsenal are considered long-term admirers of Pepe and Chelsea see him as a possible replacement for Eden Hazard, while Bayern Munich and Manchester United have also been touted as possible suitors. French outlet Le10 Sport suggests that Liverpool have stolen a march on each of their rivals, however, as they have established contact with Lille about t...

Jurgen Klopp hits out at Cardiff pitch

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp described the Cardiff City Stadium playing surface as “dangerous” after his team reclaimed top spot in the Premier League. A rare Georginio Wijnaldum strike in the 57th minute eased Liverpool nerves before substitute James Milner slotted home a penalty nine minutes from time as Klopp’s men defeated relegation-threatened Cardiff 2-0. The victory means they have a two-point advantage over title rivals Manchester City, who have a game in hand. Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the opening goal (David Davies/PA) The Reds have also set a new club-record points tally in the Premier League, reaching 88 and passing the total of 86 set in 2009. Klopp, whilst delighted with the victory, was unhappy with the dry playing surface on a warm day in south...

Result: Record-breaking Liverpool beat Cardiff City to regain top spot

Liverpool beat Cardiff City 2-0 to regain top spot in the table and set a new club record for highest points tally in the Premier League era. Liverpool have regained top spot in the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City in South Wales this afternoon. Jurgen Klopp‘s side patiently toiled in the sunny conditions during the first half, but Georginio Wijnaldum broke the deadlock shortly before the hour mark and James Milner made sure of the points with a late penalty. The Reds had been knocked off the summit by Manchester City’s narrow win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, but the champions must now beat Manchester United at Old Trafford in Wednesday’s derby to retain control of the topsy-turvy title race. Regardless of whether they win the title ...

Nicolas Pepe agent confirms transfer talks amid Liverpool interest

The agent of in-demand Lille forward Nicolas Pepe confirms he is in talks with other clubs amid speculation linking him with a move to Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal. The agent of Lille forward Nicolas Pepe has confirmed that he is in talks with clubs over a possible summer transfer. Lille president Gerard Lopez recently acknowledged that Pepe is likely to leave the club when the transfer window reopens at the end of this season, and a number of top European outfits are understood to be interested in his services. Liverpool are the most recent team to have been credited with an interest, while Arsenal are long-term admirers and Chelsea are understood to view the winger as a possible replacement for Eden Hazard. Bayern Munich are also in the running, and Lopez confirmed that all interested ...

Leandro Bacuna determined to avoid same relegation fate as his brother

Cardiff’s Leandro Bacuna is determined to avoid an unwanted family double after his brother Juninho suffered relegation from the Premier League at Huddersfield. The Bluebirds are fighting for their top-flight lives, with a 2-0 midweek win at Brighton boosting survival hopes ahead of Sunday’s visit of title-chasing Liverpool. Leandro Bacuna only joined Cardiff three months ago, but says his mother has been caught in the crossfire of a relegation battle which has seen Juninho’s Huddersfield drop out of the league. “My mum was saying to my brother the other day, ‘I want him to win’,” said Curacao international Bacuna, who is 27 and six years older than his sibling. “My little brother was like, ‘You want him to win but we got relegated̵...

Manchester United, Liverpool scout Fenerbahce goalkeeper Berke Ozer?

Manchester United and Liverpool reportedly still hold an interest in signing young Fenerbahce goalkeeper Berke Ozer. Manchester United and Liverpool have reportedly sent scouts to watch Fenerbahce goalkeeper Berke Ozer. Both of the Premier League giants are expected to be in the market for experienced players this summer, but it appears that the two North-West sides are also looking to the future. Turkish journalist Yagiz Sabuncuoglu has claimed that scouts were sent to watch Ozer in action during an Under-21 fixture with Galatasaray. The 18-year-old spends much of his time in the second-string setup, but the youngster has made one senior outing for Fenerbahce. Ozer still has over three years remaining on his contract at the Turkish giants. Read Next: United to battle Napoli for Trippier? ...

Juventus ‘determined to sign Mohamed Salah’

Juventus are determined to sign Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah this summer, according to a report. Juventus are reportedly determined to sign Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah in this summer’s transfer window. Juve are nearing another Serie A title – their eighth in succession – but the Italian champions have once again fallen short in the Champions League, with Ajax knocking them out in the quarter-finals. The Old Lady will reportedly spend big this summer, and according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Salah is the club’s leading transfer target as they look for their first European Cup since 1996. Liverpool have recently dismissed suggestions that Salah could look to leave Anfield this summer, with Real Madrid also said to be monitoring developments. However, it has bee...

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