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The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:12 PM
LIVERPOOL have shown first signs of surrender in their fight to keep Philippe Coutinho. Boss Jurgen Klopp edged the door open for his wantaway star to join Barcelona for £90million after their 3-3 draw at Watford. German Klopp fumed: “I don’t make the decision. “If we sell a player, or don’t sell...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 2:32 PM
MIGUEL BRITOS grabbed a dramatic injury-time equaliser as Jurgen Klopp’s fragile defence capitulated on set-pieces yet again. The Hornets defender, standing on the line, headed into the net after an effort from sub Richarlison came off the bar. Yet fingers will have been pointing at Liverpool kee...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 2:21 PM
JAMIE CARRAGHER slams Jurgen Klopp for Liverpool’s defensive frailties after they conceded two soft goals to Watford. The Reds conceded after just eight minutes when Stefano Okaka scored a powerful header after some poor marking saw him unchallenged. They then conceded on the half hour mark when...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 1:08 PM
LIVERPOOL’S Premier League campaign got off to the worst possible start. Just eight minutes into their clash with Watford, Jurgen Klopp’s side found themselves 1-0 behind through Stefano Okaka. The Italian striker was left completely unmarked as he headed home Jose Holebas in-swinging corner. Wit...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 11:22 AM
LAST season Man City lost 4-2 to Leicester when they had 78 per cent possession. Liverpool lost to Burnley, Hull, Swansea, Leicester, Palace and Bournemouth. Not a roll call to be proud of for a team that had title aspirations. They, like City, bossed possession in all those games. And what was t...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 10:04 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED could lose out to Barcelona in the hunt for Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic, according to reports. The La Liga side will turn to the 28-year-old should they fail in their efforts to recruit either Philippe Coutinho or Ousmane Dembele. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has been vying t...
The Sun - Sat Aug 12 12:02 AM
JOSE MOURINHO has cranked up the heat by warning Liverpool and Chelsea: Let’s see how you get on now we’re all in Europe. Manchester United kick-off at home to West Ham tomorrow with Mourinho aiming to continue an incredible record. The Special One has won or retained the league in his second se...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 11:46 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will not play in Southampton’s Premier League opener with Swansea because of a “virus”. But Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino has warned his want-away captain he is NOT bigger than the club. Van Dijk, 26, is a target for both Chelsea and Liverpool — and this week slapped in a transf...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 2:53 PM
LIVERPOOL fans have been forced to watch on in horror as the continuing transfer saga surrounding Philippe Coutinho has raged on. On, off, on again, off again, Reds fans can barely draw breath, with things coming to a head on Friday. Firstly, Liverpool bosses released a statement saying he will r...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 1:57 PM
LIVERPOOL will be without Philippe Coutinho for their Premier League opener against Watford. Jurgen Klopp confirmed his talisman will miss out due to a back problem. The Brazilian continues to be linked with moves to Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain and he may also miss out on their Champions Le...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 1:28 PM
MICHAEL OWEN has revealed he has now watched a staggering THIRTEEN films in his life. The ex-Liverpool legend was hilariously trolled three-years-ago for admitting he had only seen eight movies. The 37-year-old BT Sport pundit named them as Rocky, Heat, Ghost, Jurassic Park, Cool Runnings, Seabis...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 1:15 PM
LIVERPOOL starlet Ryan Kent has signed a new five-year deal. The 20-year-old winger spent last season on loan at Barnsley. And, according to Bild, already three German clubs – Freiburg, Hannover and Stuttgart – are keen to take him this time around. NOT PICKED YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL TEAM YET? WHAT...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:34 PM
THE Premier League matches being shown live on television this autumn have been announced – with BT Sport and Sky Sports both showing clashes between the top six clubs. In a second raft of games that will be screened live, BT’s headline game is Manchester City’s trip to face champions Chelsea on...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:32 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO has rocked Liverpool by handing in a transfer request, according to reports. The Reds today reiterated the Brazilian is NOT for sale as Barcelona eye a summer move. But Coutinho, 25, has now forced the club’s hand by making his own intentions clear, according to Sky Sports. MORE...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 12:06 PM
BARCELONA are turning their attentions to Tottenham star Christian Eriksen with Liverpool adamant they will NOT sell Philippe Coutinho. The Catalans want to replace Neymar following his £198m switch to PSG with the Brazilian ace, but have had numerous bids turned down. The Reds released a stateme...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 11:28 AM
JURGEN KLOPP has warned Barcelona Lionel Messi’s £272million release clause is not enough. La Liga regulations state all clubs must incude the buy-out in contracts, with clubs often choosing fees they believe are impossible. But Paris Saint’s Germain’s £198m Neymar raid has ushered in a new era f...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 10:09 AM
LIVERPOOL have released a statement to reiterate their determination to keep hold of Philippe Coutinho. The Reds’ statement read: “We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho. “The club’s definitive stance is that no offers for Philippe will be con...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 9:29 AM
SOUTHAMPTON are yet to receive any bids for Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City target Virgil van Dijk – a week after he handed in a transfer request. The Dutchman attempted to force a move away from St Mary’s after releasing a statement to say he wants to leave Saints. Since handing in a tran...
The Sun - Fri Aug 11 7:59 AM
BARCELONA have been linked with signing Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho but it’s believed they can’t afford them both. It has been assumed Barca will have the full £198million they got for Neymar at their disposal – but Graham Hunter explains this may not be...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 7:32 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has labelled Manchester City as “incredible” as he declares they are the team to beat in the Premier League this season. The Liverpool boss believes the Citizens are the favourites for the title, where he has lauded Pep Guardiola’s attacking side. Speaking on the eve of the new campa...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 5:33 PM
LIVERPOOL and Watford have the honour of getting the first Saturday of the 2017-18 season underway. The Hornets narrowly avoided the drop last time out and will hope to get off to a flier at home. But they face a huge test against the visiting Reds, who have been busy strengthening as they aim to...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 4:52 PM
LIVERPOOL look ready to fight it out with Arsenal for Gremio forward Luan. The 24-year-old Brazilian was reported to be on the verge of joining Spartak Moscow. But, according to the BBC’s South American expert Tim Vickery, the two Premier League clubs have been left to battle it out for his signa...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 4:39 PM
KOLO TOURE has been handed a coaching role with the Ivory Coast. The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool star joined up with Brendan Rodgers at the Hoops last summer on a one-year deal. He helped them qualify for the Champions League group stage as well as winning a historic domestic tr...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 2:52 PM
LIVERPOOL have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Naby Keita after RB Leipzig revealed that a secret release clause will come into play next summer. The Reds have tried and failed to land the Guinea international with numerous bids ahead of Saturday’s Premier League opener against Watfo...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 2:51 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO has been officially ruled out of Liverpool’s Premier League opener with Watford as he edges towards Barcelona move. The Brazilian star, 25, has been nursing a back injury for the past week or so and will now miss the game at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Coutinho has reportedly ask...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 1:47 PM
MANUEL LANZINI is ready to sign a new £85, 000-a-week contract with West Ham. The Hammers have been desperate to tie their Argentine playmaker down on a new deal to ward off interest from other clubs. Liverpool have been tracking the 24-year-old, who since the departure of Dimitri Payet last sea...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 12:14 PM
SEVILLA are reportedly ready to rescue Alberto Moreno from his Liverpool nightmare by re-signing the defender on a loan deal. Moreno swapped Andalusia for Anfield in 2014 but struggled to adapt to the pace of the Premier League. The 25-year-old made just ten appearances throughout last season’s d...
The Sun - Thu Aug 10 11:39 AM
JURGEN KLOPP has again insisted Philippe Coutinho is staying at Liverpool after swatting away Barcelona’s £90million raid. And the Reds boss has named his star man in his Champions League squad for the play-off clash with Hoffenheim. Klopp told Sky Germany: “Liverpool is not a club that has to se...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 9:56 PM
LIVERPOOL have reportedly rejected a second bid of £90million bid from Barcelona for their star player Philippe Coutinho. The Catalan giants are desperately looking to fill the void left by Neymar’s £198m move to PSG, with Coutinho believed to be first choice. Jurgen Klopp has maintained that Liv...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 5:14 PM
EMRE MOR is set to leave Borussia Dortmund after the club ‘freed him from first-team duties’ in order to finalise a move away from Germany. The 20-year-old is expected to join Italian giants Inter Milan on loan after a disappointing 12 months at the Westfalenstadion. The three-time Champions Leag...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 12:56 PM
LIVERPOOL have reportedly set their sights on Bayern Munich star Arturo Vidal after failing to lure Naby Keita from RB Leipzig. Jurgen Klopp is determined to bring a world-class central midfielder to Anfield this summer but has seen his efforts to sign Keita rebuffed by Bundesliga runner-ups Leip...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 12:45 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO’S expected £108million transfer to Barcelona has not been announced. In fact, there has not even been a hint of it being confirmed by either Liverpool or Barca… until now. Already getting emails from Barcelona offering television coverage of @Phil_Coutinho Barca presentation thi...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 12:15 PM
LIVERPOOL have announced that Western Union will become their first official shirt-sleeve sponsor. The Reds have signed a multi-year partnership with the money transfers services company that will see them become an official principal partner and the official money transfer partner of the club. T...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 9:49 AM
STEVEN GERRARD feels Liverpool star Phillipe Coutinho will have to create a ‘war’ to force through his move to Barcelona. The Catalan giants have stepped up the chase for the Brazilian playmaker with a delegation from Spain reportedly in England ready to thrash out a deal. Liverpool have rejected...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 9:46 AM
JUVENTUS have made Emre Can their No 1 priority in central midfield, according to reports in Italy. Reinforcements in the middle of the park are Massimiliano Allegri’s main concern this summer. Corriere dello Sport report that Can is their “chosen one” — and Liverpool will ask for around £27milli...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 9:37 AM
LIVERPOOL sent scouts to watch Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic, according to reports. The Reds have been linked with a move for the American whizkid if Philippe Coutinho jumps ship to Barcelona in a mega-money deal. And now reports suggest representatives of the Merseyside club were in a...
The Sun - Wed Aug 9 8:01 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and moneybags Maanchester City are all in the market for new signings. And with it expected to be a record-breaking summer, SunSport will be here to bring you each and every update.
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 10:30 PM
JERMAINE PENNANT says joining little Billericay Town will not finish his career in football — but prolong it. The ex-Liverpool and Arsenal star signed for the ambitious Essex part-timers last night on a two-year, £3, 000-a-week deal. It is a sensational swoop, revealed first by SunSport last mont...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 6:27 PM
BARCELONA are ready to replace Neymar within a week of him leaving by spending £209million on Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho. The Spanish giants fought tooth and nail in an attempt to keep the Brazilian superstar at the Nou Camp before he joined Paris Saint-Germain for £198m last week. But...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 4:41 PM
BARCELONA have agreed a £108.8million deal with Liverpool to sign Philippe Coutinho, according to strong reports in Spain. The La Liga giants have been tracking Coutinho for the past month and now believe they have reached an agreement with Liverpool for the playmaker. ESPN say Anfield bosses hav...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 4:18 PM
SOUTHAMPTON are ready to play hard-ball by refusing to let wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk complete his dream move to Liverpool. Van Dijk has submitted a written transfer request in an effort to force his way out of St Mary’s this summer. The Dutchman also made a public statement explaining why...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 2:02 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is undertaking a “training protest” at Liverpool as he tries to force his £100million move to Barcelona. The Brazil international, 25, has told Kop boss Jurgen Klopp he wishes to leave Anfield this summer to be Neymar’s replacement. And now, Coutinho is reportedly acting lazily...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 1:07 PM
LIVERPOOL ace Philippe Coutinho will star on the front cover of the new Pro Evolution Soccer game. But the Barcelona target is unusually wearing his Brazil national shirt instead of his current Liverpool colours. In the previous eight front covers of PES, only one has featured a footballer wearin...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 11:39 AM
LIVERPOOL set to rekindle their interest in Virgil van Dijk after the defender slapped in a transfer request. Liverpool cooled their interest in the Dutchman after a tapping-up row with the Saints and according to the Daily Express the Merseysiders are back in the hunt. Van Dijk has called on Sou...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 11:34 AM
LIVERPOOL could accept Andre Gomes in exchange as Barcelona close in on the signing of Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Catalonia. Mundo Deportivo report Nou Camp representatives have arrived in England as they look to finalise a deal for the Brazilian midfielder. Coutinho has been a lo...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 9:26 AM
NEYMAR’S world-record Paris Saint-Germain switch has opened the door for Liverpool to sign Lucas Moura, according to reports. The Brazilian’s arrival will see boss Unai Emery shuffle his squad to accommodate the £198million superstar. And La Gazzetta dello Sport claim Lucas is at the centre of a...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 9:08 AM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp will not allow Philippe Coutinho to replace Neymar at Barcelona. It puts to bed claims the club are prepared to sell the Brazilian star this summer if any potential suitors stump up enough cash, according to the Daily Mirror. Paris Saint-Germain also want Coutinho, bu...
The Sun - Tue Aug 8 7:26 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has handed in a transfer request to Southampton. The Dutch defender has been training alone after being linked with a move away all summer and has now publicly revealed his desire to leave the South Coast club. Liverpool have been leading the chase for the centre-half, with Manche...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 11:42 PM
JORDON IBE has confessed he has to man up and justify his £15million Bournemouth price tag. In a brutally honest interview, the former Liverpool winger, 21, admitted he was not “good enough” last season. Ibe opened his heart on the eve of the new season after showing Napoli exactly what Cherries...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 5:21 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has handed in a transfer request to Southampton. The Dutch defender has been training alone after being linked with a move away all summer and has now publicly revealed his desire to leave the South Coast club. Liverpool have been leading the chase for the centre-half, with Manche...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 4:00 PM
LIVERPOOL and Watford have the honour of getting the first Saturday of the 2017-18 season underway. The Hornets narrowly avoided the drop last time out and will hope to get off to a flier at home. But they face a huge test against the visiting Reds, who have been busy strengthening as they aim to...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 2:22 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is pushing for a move to Barcelona, according to reports. The Catalan giants have eyed the Liverpool ace in a £72million deal to replace Neymar who left for Paris Saint-Germain in a staggering world-record move. Jurgen Klopp is desperate to keep hold of his talisman but knows he...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 12:07 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN has dropped a major hint he is set to join Liverpool. The Gunners star played the full 90 minutes and scored from the spot as his side beat Chelsea on penalties to lift the Community Shield. But the Ox’s Emirates career may be heading for its conclusion as the Reds try and...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 10:58 AM
BARCELONA are reportedly going to offer Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes as bait in a part exchange bid for Philippe Coutinho. The Spanish giants are desperate to land Liverpool playmaker Coutinho in the aftermath of Neymar’s world record £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain. Spanish newspape...
The Sun - Mon Aug 7 7:25 AM
LIVERPOOL are prepared to give up on their pursuit of Virgil van Dijk – leaving Chelsea free to pounce. The Southampton defender – who is currently training alone – is wanted by both Premier League clubs this summer and will likely cost upwards of £50million. But Jurgen Klopp is now ready to give...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 10:12 PM
BARCELONA believe they have Philippe Coutinho in the bag. The Catalan giants are confident of landing the Liverpool playmaker in a £90million deal this week. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds are determined to keep hold of the Brazilian and rejected an opening £72m approach. But Barca are flush with cash follo...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 6:39 PM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp was recorded launching a foul-mouthed tirade at his players during his side’s win over Athletic Bilbao. The Reds’ impressive pre-season form continued with a 3-1 victory over the La Liga side despite the absence of Philippe Coutinho. Liverpool finished their summer un...
The Sun - Sun Aug 6 11:03 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO looks destined to become a Barcelona player this week – for a whopping £120million. Barcelona are itching to spend a decent chunk of the £198m received for Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain. And it seems the Spanish giants simply won’t be put off by Liverpool’s reluctance to sell....