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The Sun - Thu Aug 17 9:38 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has slammed Barcelona’s claim that a deal is “close” for Philippe Coutinho. Barca chief Pep Segura revealed he “expects” the Spanish giants to sign Coutinho and Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele. But Klopp hit back on Thursday and took a swipe at general manager Segura, who worked for...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 7:46 PM
LIVERPOOL chief Jurgen Klopp will seek a home victory against weak Crystal Palace after midweek’s heroics in Europe. The feisty German will be eager to start Liverpool’s home campaign with a win, no doubt seeing the wounded Crystal Palace as the perfect chance to do so. Their 3-3 draw at Watford...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 7:35 PM
BARCELONA are closing in on the transfer of Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria. The Catalan club are desperate for attacking reinforcements following the £198million sale of Neymar to the French outfit. And now they look likely to deal with PSG again over the transfer of former Real Madrid...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 3:22 PM
JURGEN KLOPP has revealed that Phillipe Coutinho will miss the Reds’ clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday – but Daniel Sturridge ‘should be available.’ Coutinho has been sidelined for two weeks and missed the Merseyside club’s 3-3 draw with Watford last week due to a back injury. While Sturr...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 3:12 PM
TOTTENHAM and Liverpool are on red alert after Keita Balde’s agent revealed the Senegal frontman is “exasperated” by life at Lazio. Balde, whose contract is due to expire, has also been linked with Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan this summer. And after being left out of Lazio’s squad for the S...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 12:55 PM
JULIAN DRAXLER has been told by Paris Saint-Germain that he is for sale and must find a new club, according to reports. The German World Cup winner arrived in the French capital in January. But already he is said to have fallen out of favour with boss Unai Emery – and that could alert Premier …
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 10:22 AM
BARCELONA are reportedly set to test Liverpool’s resolve by launching a huge £118million offer for Philippe Coutinho. The Catalans have been rebuffed in all their attempts to sign the playmaker as the Reds remain determined to keep hold of their star. They have already knocked back one offer of £...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 8:15 AM
CHELSEA and Liverpool fans have been sent into a frenzy after a snap of Virgil van Dijk in a London office emerged on social media. Instagram story user @philipuby posted the picture of Van Dijk leaning back in a chair with the caption ‘big dog’ on top of the word ‘LONDON’. The centre-back has pu...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 8:00 AM
PHILIPPE COUNTINHO and Ousmane Dembele’s moves to Barcelona are “both close” to be completed, according to Nou Camp chiefs. Liverpool have remained adamant that Coutinho will not leave Anfield despite the star handing in a transfer request. Dortmund ace Dembele is currently suspended by the Germa...
The Sun - Thu Aug 17 7:46 AM
CHELSEA and Liverpool fans have been sent into a frenzy after a snap of Virgil van Dijk in a London office emerged on social media. Instagram story user @philipuby posted the picture of Van Dijk leaning back in a chair with the caption ‘big dog’ on top of the word ‘LONDON’. The centre-back has pu...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 8:34 PM
LIVERPOOL striker Sheyi Ojo has joined Fulham on loan for the season. The England Under-20s livewire is returning to the Championship after temporary spells with Wigan and Wolves. Ojo, 20, has played 13 times for Jurgen Klopp’s men since his debut at Exeter in January last year. But he knows his...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 5:49 PM
JAMIE CARRAGHER claims he has been asked to star in I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here! The Liverpool legend shared an email he received, which asks whether he would consider going on the hit ITV show. Finally!!!! pic.twitter.com/MgUhyGTAAs — Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) August 16, 2017 The m...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 4:50 PM
TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD confirmed his talent in the Champions League – but is NOT the youngster pictured with Jamie Carragher in an old snap. The right-back, 18, stepped up to net a brilliant free-kick against Hoffenheim that leaves Liverpool on the cusp of the Champions League group stage. It pro...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 3:47 PM
CHRISTIAN PULISIC has dealt Liverpool a blow by insisting he has no plans to leave Borussia Dortmund. Jurgen Klopp will step up his pursuit of Pulisic if Barcelona win their tug of war over Philippe Coutinho. The Liverpool boss is doing everything possible to keep the Brazilian — despite the Sp...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 11:17 AM
ARSENE WENGER has revealed that Alexis Sanchez will return for the Gunners’ trip to Liverpool next week – but admits no progress has been made in securing his long-term future at Arsenal. Sanchez has been sidelined for two weeks and missed the North London club’s 4-3 win over Leicester last week...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 11:04 AM
LIVERPOOL will reportedly demand Ivan Rakitic as part of Philippe Coutinho’s proposed move to Barcelona. Jurgen Klopp is reluctant to sell his best player but appears to have no other choice after the Brazilian submitted a formal transfer request. Liverpool have already rejected a number of bids...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 10:27 AM
ARSENE WENGER has revealed that Alexis Sanchez is set to miss Arsenal’s clash against Stoke on Saturday but will return for the Gunners trip to Liverpool next week. Sanchez has been sidelined for two weeks and missed the north London club’s 4-3 win league over Leicester last week due to an abdomi...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 9:50 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is ready to go on strike at Liverpool and even put his World Cup chances at risk in order to force through a move to Barcelona, according to reports in Catalonia. The Anfield giants are adamant the Brazilian will not be leaving the club this summer, despite him missing the Champ...
The Sun - Wed Aug 16 12:06 AM
JURGEN KLOPP saluted Trent Alexander-Arnold for having the ‘balls’ to score a wonder goal on his European debut. The Kop kid might not have even taken the 25-yard free-kick if wantaway Philippe Coutinho had been fit for this Champions League play-off in Germany. But boss Klopp said: “For an 18-ye...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 10:51 PM
THEY were supposed to be at a ground near you. Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho, Ross Barkley, Diego Costa, Virgil van Dijk, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Danny Drinkwater are some of the biggest names in the game. Yet they all sat out the Premier League’s big kick-off. Some are injured, but they are all...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 9:38 PM
TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD marked his dream Champions League debut with his first Liverpool goal. The local lad, 18, curled in a 35th-minute beauty to move his boyhood club one step closer towards a crack at conquering Europe. Jurgen Klopp’s men were lucky not to be a goal down within 12 minutes when...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 9:07 PM
TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD has gone from Liverpool mascot to Liverpool Champions League goalscorer. And Jamie Carragher shared a photo tonight on Twitter of the time Alexander-Arnold, aged 10, led out the Reds in a league game against Leeds on September 22, 2009. ⚽️👌🏻 pic.twitter.com/DlQAutfe6R — Jam...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 9:00 PM
LIVERPOOL legend Steven Gerrard said Trent Alexander-Arnold will be “top, top player” after the teenager scored a superb free-kick against Hoffenheim. The 18-year-old gave the Reds a 1-0 lead in the first half of their Champions League qualifier in Germany on Tuesday night. Gerrard, who is Liverp...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 5:46 PM
LIVERPOOL face a tricky Champions League tie against Hoffenheim in Germany tonight. The Reds face the Bundesliga side in their first leg qualifier with Jurgen Klopp looking to gain an advantage going into next week’s second leg at Anfield. But if the worst happens and the Premier League club fail...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 3:10 PM
RED BULL LEIPZIG director confirms Liverpool made two offers for Naby Keita this summer — and that they are prepared to lose him for a lesser fee next season. Jurgen Klopp had publicly targeted the Guinea international, and it is understood the club’s second bid reached £66million. RB Leipzig spo...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 2:52 PM
EMRE CAN is the latest Liverpool player to hold off signing a new contract. Brazilian team-mate Philippe Coutinho remains locked in talks over his future with Barcelona desperate to take him to the Nou Camp. Boss Jurgen Klopp insists Can wants to stay at Anfield but admits he is frustrated with h...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 1:05 PM
FULHAM are set to take Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo on loan. The 20-year-old’s future has been up in the air recently. And Ojo has made his choice after considering all his options after Jurgen Klopp decided he would benefit from a temporary spell away from Anfield. The youngster had plenty of suit...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 12:33 PM
WHEN a team sells one of their star names for a world-record fee, the last thing many would expect them to do is spend the first bit of that money on a former Tottenham flop. Yet that is exactly what Barcelona have done, signing 29-year-old Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande for £36.5million. The...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 12:13 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is set to swap Liverpool for Barcelona “imminently” along with £90million man Ousmane Dembele, according to reports. The Reds’ “Little Magician” has not travelled with the squad for their Champions League play-off game with Hoffenheim through injury. Coutinho is said to have a n...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 11:15 AM
SOUTHAMPTON will not be bullied by Liverpool and Virgil van Dijk into selling the defender, reportedly claimed a club source. The centre-back is on the verge of becoming the world’s most-expensive defender as he nears an exit from the South Coast club. However, Yahoo Sports claim his likely desti...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 11:05 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO is set to swap Liverpool for Barcelona “imminently” along with £90million man Ousmane Dembele, according to reports. The Reds’ “Little Magician” has not travelled with the squad for their Champions League play-off game with Hoffenheim through injury. Coutinho is said to have a n...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 12:45 AM
JORDAN HENDERSON admits he cannot persuade Philippe Coutinho to stay at Liverpool. The Brazilian is trying to force a move to Barcelona after handing in a transfer request. Reds skipper Henderson has held talks with Coutinho but confessed: “I don’t think I can influence the situation. “I have had...
The Sun - Tue Aug 15 12:05 AM
LOTHAR MATTHAUS is SunSport’s European football expert. Today the Germany legend assesses the task Liverpool face in the Champions League play-off against Hoffenheim. HERE in Germany we are all talking about this game, for obvious reasons. Hoffenheim were the surprise package of the Bundesliga la...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 10:51 PM
IT’S safe to say this hasn’t been the best few days for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool. Another example of how NOT to defend when drawing 3-3 at Watford, still no sign of a new centre-back and, of course, the Philippe Coutinho saga that’s becoming a fiasco. Liverpool’s owners are standing firm, insis...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 7:16 PM
LIVERPOOL travel to Hoffenheim for the first leg of their Champions League playoff round on Tuesday. Jurgen Klopp’s men will want to put themselves in a good position ahead of the second leg at Anfield, but it won’t be easy against last season’s fourth-placed Bundesliga team. Which battles could...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 6:17 PM
JURGEN KLOPP stunned journalists by joking about losing his virginity – while also giving an update on Philippe Coutinho’s future. The Liverpool boss was speaking in his pre-match press conference as his Reds side are due to face Hoffenheim in the Champions League qualifier first leg on Tuesday n...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 4:10 PM
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG has put AC Milan on high alert by revealing he wants to return to his former club. The Borussia Dortmund striker made the revelation while answering fan questions in a video. He said: “I want to go back but they (Milan) are sleeping, what can I do?” Aubameyang’s brother...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 4:00 PM
CRYSTAL PALACE will be travelling to Anfield on Saturday in a desperate bid to refind some form after being booed off the field on the opening day of the season. Frank de Boer’s side suffered a 3-0 defeat to newly promoted Huddersfield on Saturday. Liverpool only managed to scrape a 3-3 draw from...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 3:09 PM
LIVERPOOL are reportedly keen on Jean Michael Seri as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho. The Nice star established himself as one of the best attacking midfielders in Europe last season. Nice came third in Ligue 1 and the Ivornian player won rave reviews. He has been linked with some huge clubs...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 2:04 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO was spotted driving home from training as his Liverpool team-mates flew off to Germany for their Champions League play-off game. Jurgen Klopp‘s Reds take on Hoffenheim in the crunch game – and will have to do so without their star Brazilian. The “Little Magician” missed the Prem...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 1:27 PM
LIVERPOOL’S stars have flown out to Germany as they prepare for their crucial Champions League play-off game with Hoffenheim. Jurgen Klopp and Co will be hoping to put their disappointment from their 3-3 draw with Watford in their Premier League opener behind them on Tuesday night. However, thing...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 12:45 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO does not travel to Germany with the Liverpool team with ongoing speculation of a move to Barcelona apparently leaving the Brazilian unsettled at the club. The attacking midfielder will miss a vital game as Anfield chief Klopp looks to bounce back following a 3-3 draw against Wat...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:41 AM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO has been left out of of Liverpool’s squad for their Champions League qualifier against Hoffenheim. The Brazilian playmaker has been linked with a move to Barcelona and has handed in an official transfer request. And Sky Sports claims a member of his family said: “Philippe has tr...
The Sun - Mon Aug 14 11:36 AM
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp will look to all but seal his side’s spot in the Champions League. Anfield chief Klopp will be desperate to bounce back from the opening Premier League weekend draw against Watford in this first-leg play-off. Liverpool supporters will certainly be concerned when defen...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 9:08 PM
ARSENAL and Liverpool both used zonal marking on the opening weekend of the Prem — and it didn’t go well for either of them. They both shipped three goals — two each from set-pieces. As a player I was really not a fan of the system. With man-to-man marking, before a game in the changing …
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 4:35 PM
BARCELONA are weighing up a final offer of £137million for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, according to reports. The Catalan giants have already had an improved £90m bid turned down for the Brazilian as they eye a replacement for Neymar. Liverpool are determined to hold onto their key asset but co...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 1:54 PM
A VIDEO posted on social media showing an advertisement featuring Philippe Coutinho being taken down suggests the Brazilian’s future may lay away from Liverpool. The video posted by Twitter user Brian Hughes was captioned: “Getting took out the #lfc Store window today(sic).” The video, which was...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 11:29 AM
LIVERPOOL keeper Danny Ward wants showdown talks with boss Jurgen Klopp after not being involved in the opening game of the campaign at Watford. The Welsh international helped Huddersfield gain promotion to the Premier League last season, but failed to make the bench with Simon Mignolet and Loris...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 9:55 AM
JURGEN KLOPP will move swiftly for Napoli’s £60m-rated star Lorenzo Insigne if Philippe Coutinho departs for Barcelona, according to reports. The Liverpool boss has identified the 26-year-old as the perfect replacement should their Brazilian midfielder leave Anfield in the coming weeks. On Friday...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 1:50 AM
THIS is the Brazilian model who has scored with England star Nathaniel Clyne. Sahara Santos posted the bikini shot on Facebook as the pair were spotted having dinner in Mayfair. Liverpool defender Clyne, 26, and Sahara were seen walking arm-in-arm through central London in the rain. They later re...
The Sun - Sun Aug 13 1:39 AM
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 pointed at Liverpool keep...
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...